Bold meaning

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Steep or abrupt in grade or terrain.
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Bold is defined as free in behavior, or prominent.

A person who is not afraid to speak up for what he believes, even to people with more power than him, is an example of someone who is bold.

A child who is too confident and arrogant as a result of being spoiled is an example of a child who is overly bold.

A strong, deep rich red color is an example of a bold color.

When you have certain letters thicker than others, this is an example of bold.

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Clear and distinct to the eye; conspicuous.

Bold colors; a bold pattern.

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Boldface.
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Requiring or exhibiting courage or daring.

A bold voyage to unknown lands.

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Strong or pronounced; prominent.

The bold flavor of ginger.

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Showing a readiness to take risks or face danger; daring; fearless.
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Printed in boldface.
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Fearless and daring; courageous.

A bold leader.

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Prominent and clear; striking and sharp.

To write a bold hand.

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Bright and vivid; rich.

Bold colors.

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Forceful in expression.
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Confident.
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, and color other than the black and grayscale in which this book is printed. Rich text often conforms to the Rich Text Formatting (RTF) standard developed by Microsoft Corporation. RTF allows a word processing program to create a rich text file encoded with all necessary formatting instructions, and without any hidden codes. An RTF-encoded file also can be transmitted between applications on a computer and across a network without loss of formatting because it consists only of standard text characters. See also plain text.
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Bold deeds win admiration and, sometimes, medals.

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(of a font) Having thicker strokes than the ordinary form of the typeface.

The last word of this sentence is bold.

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To make (a font or some text) bold.
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Unduly forward and brazen; impudent.

A bold, sassy child.

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Strikingly different or unconventional; arresting or provocative.
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Too free in behavior or manner; taking liberties; impudent; shameless.
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Steep or abrupt, as a cliff.
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(obsolete) A dwelling; habitation; building.
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Origin of bold

From Middle English bold, bald, beald, from Old English bald, beald (“bold, brave, confident, strong, of good courage, presumptuous, impudent”), from Proto-Germanic *balþaz (“strong, bold”), from Proto-Indo-European *bhel-, *bhlē- (“to bloat, swell, bubble”). Cognate with Dutch boud (“bold, courageous, fearless”), Middle High German balt (“bold”) (whence German bald (“soon”)), Swedish båld (“bold, dauntless”). Perhaps related to Albanian ballë (“forehead”) and Old Prussian balo (“forehead”). For semantic development compare Italian affrontare (“to face, to deal with”), sfrontato (“bold,daring”), both from Latin frons (“forehead”).