brook synonyms

Here's a list of possible synonyms and antonyms for the term brook:


Princeton's WordNet

  1. brook, creek(verb)

    a natural stream of water smaller than a river (and often a tributary of a river)

    Synonyms:
    brook, creek

  2. digest, endure, stick out, stomach, bear, stand, tolerate, support, brook, abide, suffer, put up(verb)

    put up with something or somebody unpleasant

    Synonyms:
    bide, project, ache, hold out, run, endure, affirm, underpin, carry, stand up, assume, have, hold, last, sustain, confirm, fend, stay, weather, take over, go, jut, endorse, jut out, turn out, digest, deport, prevail, comport, set up, behave, die hard, pay, jump out, remain firm, offer, tolerate, deliver, indorse, hurt, abide, condense, raise, fend for, back up, stomach, birth, patronage, stand out, live, contribute, stick out, meet, brook, expect, patronize, suffer, concentrate, protrude, acquit, substantiate, brave out, survive, domiciliate, get, put forward, stand, can, post, plunk for, persist, live on, have a bun in the oven, give birth, back, jump, allow, rear, lose, place upright, wear, house, contain, leap out, bear, patronise, subscribe, hold up, corroborate, provide, erect, defend, brave, put up, tin, keep going, accept, bear out, support, resist, plump for, nominate, yield, gestate, permit, conduct

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. brook

    Bear is the most general of these words; it is metaphorically to hold up or keep up a burden of care, pain, grief, annoyance, or the like, without sinking, lamenting, or repining. Allow and permit involve large concession of the will; put up with and tolerate imply decided aversion and reluctant withholding of opposition or interference; whispering is allowed by the school-teacher who does not forbid nor censure it; one puts up with the presence of a disagreeable visitor; a state tolerates a religion which it would be glad to suppress. To endure is to bear with strain and resistance, but with conscious power; endure conveys a fuller suggestion of contest and conquest than bear. One may choose to endure the pain of a surgical operation rather than take anesthetics; he permits the thing to come which he must brace himself to endure when it comes. To afford is to be equal to a pecuniary demand, i. e., to be able to bear it. To brook is quietly to put up with provocation or insult. Abide combines the senses of await and endure; as, I will abide the result. Compare ABIDE; SUPPORT.

    Synonyms:
    abide, afford, allow, bear, bear up under, bear with, endure, permit, put up with, submit to, suffer, support, sustain, tolerate, undergo

    Antonyms:
    break, break down, despair, droop, fail, faint, fall, falter, give out, give up, sink, succumb, surrender, yield

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. brook(n.)

    Synonyms:
    rivulet, streamlet, run, RUNNEL, runlet, rill, BURN, small stream

  2. brook(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    endure, bear, abide, tolerate, suffer, put up with, submit to, bear with, take patiently or easily

PPDB, the paraphrase database

List of paraphrases:

creek, char, charr, ruisseau, trout, stream, speckled, fireweed, brooke, fontaine



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