[ out-breyv ]
/ ˌaʊtˈbreɪv /
verb (used with object), out·braved, out·brav·ing.
to stand up to; face defiantly: to outbrave charges of misconduct.
to surpass in bravery, courage, or daring: None can outbrave the great heroes of the past.
Archaic. to surpass in beauty, splendor, etc.
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Example sentences from the Web for outbrave
Well, drink apace: if any brave you, outbrave him; I'll second you.A Select Collection of Old English Plays (11 of 15)|W. Carew Hazlitt
I declare, I should like to see if he would not outbrave you all.Captain Kyd (Vol 1 of 2)|Jonathon Holt Ingraham
But Jed was bound to outbrave me, and I was equally bound to outbrave him.The Jacket (The Star-Rover)|Jack London
British Dictionary definitions for outbrave
/ (ˌaʊtˈbreɪv) /
to surpass in bravery
to confront defiantly
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