adjective, brav·er, brav·est.
- a bully.
- a boast or challenge.
verb (used with object), braved, brav·ing.
verb (used without object), braved, brav·ing.
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Example sentences from the Web for brave
You want to be the brave person, who even in difficult circumstances, is looking for the causes of that difficulty and trying to find ways to get through it, as opposed to retreating.
However, as Prime Minister Viktor Orbán continues to assert control, Nagy also doesn’t spare criticism for the EU — which, she says, needs leaders willing to make “braver political decisions” with “real consequences.”
Models clearly still struggling to address these bias challenges get celebrated as breakthroughs, while people brave enough to speak up about the risk get silenced, or worse.
While braving the winter weather to attend an open house may not be your idea of a good time, this year presents a unique opportunity for holiday house hunters.
The machine’s ten instruments hunker down behind a state-of-the-art heatshield that will help them brave the blistering rays.
Breakfast raving, or “Braving,” as it will no doubt become known, is set to get the whole world confident with dancing sober.The Drug-Free Breakfast Rave Is New York’s Latest Exercise Trend|Jessica Burdon|May 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
When Moore was little, the two would spend almost all of August at Disney World, braving the humidity and crowds.‘Escape From Tomorrow’: Making Disney’s Worst Nightmare|Marlow Stern|October 9, 2013|DAILY BEAST
In this clip from 2005, Al Roker chats with Matt Lauer and Katie Couric while braving extreme rain and wind in Naples, Florida.
Braving gale-force winds, heading off the Falklands, or saving lost hikers—the Duke of Cambridge has become an action figure.Prince William's Dramatic Rescue Mission Boosts Royals' Image|Tom Sykes|November 28, 2011|DAILY BEAST
Braving the ghouls, I was exhuming a knowledge not found in lecture halls.Autobiography of a YOGI|Paramhansa Yogananda
Braving the heat and steam as though he felt them not, he flew everywhere, himself and his lantern alike trembling with agitation.Johnny Ludlow. First Series|Mrs. Henry Wood
Without hesitation he rode at full speed through the hostile throng, braving the volleys of both lines, and rejoined his command.History of Morgan's Cavalry|Basil W. Duke
I myself purchased the right of braving death at the head of two thousand men who are under my command.Voltaire's Romances|Franois-Marie Arouet
And it is you, braving everything, without a thought of the trouble you leave behind you, who come to warn him?Serge Panine, Complete|Georges Ohnet
British Dictionary definitions for brave
- having or displaying courage, resolution, or daring; not cowardly or timid
- (as collective noun preceded by the)the brave