The definition of brave is having courage.(adjective)
An example of brave is a soldier who goes into combat.
Brave means to face something with courage.(verb)
An example of brave is to dash into a building on fire to save a youngster.
Brave is defined as someone who has courage, particularly a Native American warrior.(noun)
An example of brave is Geronimo.
See brave in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: Fr < It bravo, brave, bold, orig., wild, savage < L barbarus, barbarous
Origin: < 17th-c. NAmFra North American Indian warrior
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adjective brav·er, brav·est
Origin: Middle English
Origin: , from Old French
Origin: , from Old Italian
Origin: or Old Spanish bravo, wild, brave, excellent
Origin: , probably from Vulgar Latin *brabus
Origin: , from Latin barbarus; see barbarous.
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