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.

Origin of outbrave

First recorded in 1580–90; out- + brave
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verb (tr)

to surpass in bravery
to confront defiantly
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