Strong in the face of fear; courageous. (adjective)
A Native Americanwarrior. (noun)
To encounter with courage and fortitude, to defy. (verb)
Examples of word brave
_Ce brave homme_ (I like the old sacristan's term of _brave homme_, as it is one of the few untranslateable French words) flew to the cathedral at the moment that a horde of brigands had entered it to commence the work of mutilation; and, seconded by nothing but his known character for resolution, and an athletic person, fairly intimidated and turned them out for the time.
So strictly, it would seem, do the mass of mankind confine the term brave and good to those who are the benefactors of themselves.
I mean, they're sort of - they're extreme examples of what I call brave parenting.
In other words, what you call brave to accept is what they struggle to achieve over thousands of lifetimes.
Sisulu for what it called his brave undertaking to counter the effect of foreign culture, SABC radio news reported on Wednesday.
I have often heard of your bravery in saving your fellow men from drowning, and I have sometimes wished I could see you; you are what I call a brave, clever fellow.
"But that was not what we call a brave deed," said Roy, at length.
"Well, that is the truth, Billy; I ar'n't what you call a brave chap, and I can't fight a bit till some one hurts me, and then I s'pose I do let go, 'cause you see I feel nasty and sawage like, but that ar'n't being brave."
When describing performances, critics often use the word 'brave' as a euphemism for 'naked', and Fassbender and Mulligan are extraordinarily brave here in both senses of the word.