outbrave

[ out-breyv ]

verb (used with object),out·braved, out·brav·ing.
  1. to stand up to; face defiantly: to outbrave charges of misconduct.

  2. to surpass in bravery, courage, or daring: None can outbrave the great heroes of the past.

  1. Archaic. to surpass in beauty, splendor, etc.

Origin of outbrave

1
First recorded in 1580–90; out- + brave

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British Dictionary definitions for outbrave

outbrave

/ (ˌaʊtˈbreɪv) /


verb(tr)
  1. to surpass in bravery

  2. to confront defiantly

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