from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Having or characterized by courage; valiant. See Synonyms at brave.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Of a person, displaying or possessing courage.
- adj. Of an action, that requires courage.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Possessing, or characterized by, courage; brave; bold.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Possessing or characterized by courage; brave; daring; intrepid.
- Synonyms Gallant, Valiant, etc. See brave.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. possessing or displaying courage; able to face and deal with danger or fear without flinching
LAMB: What it takes to be -- I mean, when would you put the label courageous on?
The budget he put together was' - I think he used the word 'courageous' - 'in getting out there and starting the conversation,' said Craig Schoenfeld, an attorney and former George W. Bush organizer in the Gingrich camp.
The term courageous restraint refers to a concept which is being considered for Nato forces in Afghanistan.
It is the man, occasionally woman that controls the anger that is the one who is brave (I prefer the term courageous) whether he / she loses is not the ultimate goal.
McChrystal, the commander at the time, issued guidance on curbing the use of airstrikes and rewarded what he termed "courageous restraint" on the battlefield.
And, at all of them, Barack Obama really actually went after Senator McCain on this whole issue of abandoning what he calls his courageous attempts at immigration reform, because of the fact that Republican primary voters were so opposed to it.
Kader Asmal for what it described as his courageous unannounced visit to a Soweto school last week.
"Sometimes, though, you have to have what I call courageous conversations with people and challenge what they are doing."
Manouchehr Mottaki in a news conference with the men welcomed them back and praised what he described as their courageous resistance while being held in Iraq by U.S. forces.
Iran's Foreign Minister Manouchehr Mottaki in a news conference with the men welcomed them back and praised what he described as their courageous resistance while being held in Iraq by U.S. forces.