Synonyms for brave

Synonyms for (noun) brave

Synonyms: brave

Definition: people who are brave

Usage: the home of the free and the brave

Similar words: people

Definition: (plural) any group of human beings (men or women or children) collectively

Usage: old people; there were at least 200 people in the audience


Synonyms: brave

Definition: a North American Indian warrior

Similar words: warrior

Definition: someone engaged in or experienced in warfare

Synonyms for (verb) brave

Synonyms: weather, brave, brave out, endure

Definition: face and withstand with courage

Usage: She braved the elements

Similar words: withstand, defy, hold, hold up

Definition: resist or confront with resistance

Usage: The politician defied public opinion; The new material withstands even the greatest wear and tear; The bridge held

Synonyms for (adjective) brave

Synonyms: brave, unfearing, hardy, audacious, fearless, dauntless, intrepid

Definition: invulnerable to fear or intimidation

Usage: audacious explorers; fearless reporters and photographers; intrepid pioneers

Similar words: bold

Definition: fearless and daring

Usage: bold settlers on some foreign shore; a bold speech; a bold adventure


Synonyms: courageous, brave

Definition: possessing or displaying courage; able to face and deal with danger or fear without flinching

Usage: Familiarity with danger makes a brave man braver but less daring- Herman Melville; a frank courageous heart...triumphed over pain- William Wordsworth; set a courageous example by leading them safely into and out of enemy-held territory

Similar words: desperate, heroic

Definition: showing extreme courage; especially of actions courageously undertaken in desperation as a last resort

Usage: made a last desperate attempt to reach the climber; the desperate gallantry of our naval task forces marked the turning point in the Pacific war- G.C.Marshall; they took heroic measures to save his life


Similar words: gallant

Definition: unflinching in battle or action

Usage: a gallant warrior; put up a gallant resistance to the attackers


Similar words: game, gamey, gamy, mettlesome, gritty, spirited, spunky

Definition: willing to face danger


Similar words: lionhearted

Definition: extraordinarily courageous


Similar words: stouthearted, stalwart

Definition: used especially of persons

Usage: a stalwart knight; a stouthearted fellow who had an active career in the army


Similar words: undaunted

Definition: resolutely courageous

Usage: undaunted in the face of death


Similar words: valiant, valorous

Definition: having or showing valor

Usage: a valiant attempt to prevent the hijack; a valiant soldier


Synonyms: brave, braw, gay

Definition: brightly colored and showy

Usage: girls decked out in brave new dresses; brave banners flying; `braw' is a Scottish word; a dress a bit too gay for her years; birds with gay plumage

Similar words: colorful, colourful

Definition: striking in variety and interest

Usage: a colorful period of history; a colorful character; colorful language