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1. bold

adjective. ['ˈboʊld'] fearless and daring.

Synonyms

  • vaulting
  • intrepid
  • hardihood
  • adventurous
  • rash
  • hardy
  • daredevil
  • dauntless
  • hardiness
  • overvaliant
  • heroic
  • audacious
  • courageous
  • overreaching
  • brave
  • boldness
  • fearless
  • unfearing
  • heady
  • unafraid
  • temerarious
  • reckless
  • daring
  • emboldened
  • foolhardy
  • heroical
  • adventuresome
  • nervy

Antonyms

  • afraid
  • timidity
  • unadventurous
  • cowardly
  • backward

Etymology

  • bold (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • bold (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Words that Rhyme with Bold

  • uncontrolled
  • decontrolled
  • undersold
  • controlled
  • withhold
  • patrolled
  • oversold
  • fourfold
  • foretold
  • extolled
  • consoled
  • uphold
  • untold
  • unsold
  • unfold
  • twofold
  • strolled
  • resold
  • remold
  • outsold
  • machold
  • enrolled
  • enfold
  • cajoled
  • behold
  • scold
  • paroled
  • ahold
  • wold
  • vold

How do you pronounce bold?

Pronounce bold as boʊld.

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Example sentences of the word bold


1. Noun, singular or mass
Click on the cell and make the heading bold.

2. Adjective
Bring some playful spirit to your dining room with this bold, abstract watercolor option.

Quotes containing the word bold


1. Be passionate and bold. Always keep learning. You stop doing useful things if you don't learn. So the last part to me is the key, especially if you have had some initial success. It becomes even more critical that you have the learning 'bit' always switched on.
- Satya Nadella

2. Freedom lies in being bold.
- Robert Frost

3. Any game plan? Xypher asked Sin.Don't die.I like it. Simple, bold. Impossible. Works for me.Kat scoffed at his sarcasm. What are you bitching about, Xypher? You're already dead.He laughed. You know, for once, it's good to be me.
- Sherrilyn Kenyon, Devil May Cry

2. bold

adjective. ['ˈboʊld'] clear and distinct.

Antonyms

  • aft

Etymology

  • bold (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • bold (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

3. bold

noun. ['ˈboʊld'] a typeface with thick heavy lines.

Synonyms

  • fount
  • face
  • bold face
  • font
  • case
  • typeface

Antonyms

  • prudent
  • frail
  • small
  • little

Etymology

  • bold (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • bold (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. bold

adjective. ['ˈboʊld'] very steep; having a prominent and almost vertical front.

Synonyms

  • sheer
  • steep

Antonyms

  • regressive
  • back
  • fearfulness

Etymology

  • bold (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • bold (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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