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bold

 (bōld)
adj. bold·er, bold·est
1.
a. Fearless and daring; courageous: a bold leader.
b. Requiring or exhibiting courage or daring: a bold voyage to unknown lands. See Synonyms at brave.
2. Unduly forward and brazen; impudent: a bold, sassy child.
3. Strikingly different or unconventional; arresting or provocative: "[He] laid out a bold, new vision for America's leading universities" (Jerome Karabel).
4.
a. Clear and distinct to the eye; conspicuous: bold colors; a bold pattern.
b. Strong or pronounced; prominent: the bold flavor of ginger.
5. Steep or abrupt in grade or terrain: "The two walk along the high, bold, rocky shore" (Harriet Beecher Stowe).
6. Printing Boldface.

[Middle English, from Old English bald; see bhel- in Indo-European roots.]

bold′ly adv.
bold′ness n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.boldly - with boldness, in a bold manner; "we must tackle these tasks boldly"
Translations
بِجُرأةٍ، بِجَسارَةٍ
drzeodvážně
dristigt
merészen
djarflega
smelo
drzno
cesaretle

boldly

[ˈbəʊldlɪ] ADV
1. (= bravely) [speak, behave] → audazmente
you must act boldly and confidentlydebes actuar con audacia y seguridad en ti mismo
to boldly go where no man has gone beforeatreverse a ir donde ningún otro hombre ha estado antes
2. (= forwardly) [stare, announce, claim] → descaradamente, con atrevimiento
3. (= strikingly) [painted, drawn, written] → con energía
he signed his name boldly at the bottomfirmó enérgicamente al pie
a boldly designed airportun aeropuerto con un diseño atrevido
a boldly patterned fabricuna tela con un estampado llamativo
a boldly coloured shirtuna camisa de color llamativo

boldly

[ˈbəʊldli] adv
(= fearlessly) [act, go] → audacieusement, hardiment
[look, announce, say] → avec assurance
[patterned, coloured, decorated] → de façon voyante, de manière voyante

boldly

adv
(= bravely)mutig, kühn (geh)
(= forthrightly)unverfroren, dreist
(= strikingly)auffallend

boldly

[ˈbəʊldlɪ] adv (see adj) → audacemente, arditamente, sfacciatamente, vistosamente

bold

(bəuld) adjective
1. daring or fearless. a bold plan of attack.
2. striking and well-marked. a dress with bold stripes.
3. (of type) thick and clear, like this.
ˈboldly adverb
ˈboldness noun
bold as brass
very cheeky. She walked in late as bold as brass.
References in classic literature ?
Over the Mountains Of the Moon, Down the Valley of the Shadow, Ride, boldly ride,' The shade replied, -'If you seek for Eldorado
The next time you touch a Nettle, grasp it boldly, and it will be soft as silk to your hand, and not in the least hurt you.
Where it could have walked boldly to the very sides of the sentries, it chose rather to sneak upon them, unseen, from the rear.
As the first part of "An Old-Fashioned Girl" was written in 1869, the demand for a sequel, in beseeching little letters that made refusal impossible, rendered it necessary to carry my heroine boldly forward some six or seven years into the future.
The straw therefore stretched itself from one bank to the other, and the coal, who was of an impetuous disposition, tripped quite boldly on to the newly-built bridge.
The highway led clear in the direction of the town, and thither he boldly directed his steps.
To be governed (as we call it) by one is not safe; for it shows softness, and gives a freedom, to scandal and disreputation; for those, that would not censure or speak ill of a man immediately, will talk more boldly of those that are so great with them, and thereby wound their honor.
The Councillor boldly declared the time of King Hans to be the noblest and the most happy period.
Then he spoke to Umslopogaas, who looked him boldly in the face, as an equal looks at an equal.
I felt assured that the Time Machine was only to be recovered by boldly penetrating these underground mysteries.
Sir Nathaniel had a confused recollection of detail and sequence, though the main facts stood out in his memory boldly and clearly.
Will you never learn,' he continued more boldly, 'that you have nothing to fear from me?