Outbrave Out*brave", v. t. 1. To excel in bravery or in insolence; to defy with superior courage or audacity. [1913 Webster]

2. To excel in magnificence or comeliness. [1913 Webster]

The basest weed outbraves his dignity. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

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  • outbrave — transitive verb Date: 1589 1. to face or resist defiantly 2. to exceed in courage …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • outbrave — v. be braver than an opponent …   English contemporary dictionary

  • outbrave — verb archaic 1》 outdo in bravery. 2》 face with brave defiance …   English new terms dictionary

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  • outbrave — v.tr. 1 outdo in bravery. 2 face defiantly …   Useful english dictionary

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