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.
Origin of brave
SYNONYMS FOR brave
Examples from the Web for braving
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 braving
- having or displaying courage, resolution, or daring; not cowardly or timid
- (as collective noun preceded by the)the brave