valor

[ val-er ]
/ ˈvæl ər /

noun

boldness or determination in facing great danger, especially in battle; heroic courage; bravery: a medal for valor.
Also especially British, val·our.

Origin of valor

1350–1400; Middle English valo(u)r < Anglo-French; Middle French valeur < Late Latin valōr-, stem of valor worth, equivalent to Latin val(ēre) to be of worth + -or -or1

SYNONYMS FOR valor

ANTONYMS FOR valor

synonym study for valor

See courage.
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British Dictionary definitions for valour

valour

US valor

/ (ˈvælə) /

noun

courage or bravery, esp in battle

Derived forms of valour

valorous, adjectivevalorously, adverb

Word Origin for valour

C15: from Late Latin valor, from valēre to be strong
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Idioms and Phrases with valour

valor

see discretion is the better part of valor.

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