brave - definition and synonyms

verb [transitive] 

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present tense
present participlebraving
past tensebraved
past participlebraved
  1. to deal with an unpleasant or difficult situation in order to achieve something

    It was time to brave the rush hour traffic again.

    brave the elements (=go outside during bad weather):

    A large crowd braved the elements in the hope of seeing their favourite star.

phrasal verbs