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Synonyms for brake
breɪk

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. brake(noun)

    a restraint used to slow or stop a vehicle

    Synonyms:
    bracken, pasture brake

  2. brake(noun)

    any of various ferns of the genus Pteris having pinnately compound leaves and including several popular houseplants

    Synonyms:
    bracken, pasture brake

  3. bracken, pasture brake, brake, Pteridium aquilinum(noun)

    large coarse fern often several feet high; essentially weed ferns; cosmopolitan

    Synonyms:
    bracken, pasture brake

  4. brake(noun)

    an area thickly overgrown usually with one kind of plant

    Synonyms:
    bracken, pasture brake

  5. brake(verb)

    anything that slows or hinders a process

    "she wan not ready to put the brakes on her life with a marriage"; "new legislation will put the brakes on spending"

    Synonyms:
    bracken, pasture brake

  6. brake(verb)

    stop travelling by applying a brake

    "We had to brake suddenly when a chicken crossed the road"

  7. brake(verb)

    cause to stop by applying the brakes

    "brake the car before you go into a curve"

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. brake(n.)

    Synonyms:
    fern

  2. brake(n.)

    Synonyms:
    thicket, brushwood, jungle

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. brake(n)

    Synonyms:
    thicket

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "brake":

    braking, brakes, frein, rem, curb, hindrance, disincentive, obstacle, stop

How to pronounce brake?

Alex
Alex
US English
Daniel
Daniel
British
Karen
Karen
Australian
Veena
Veena
Indian

How to say brake in sign language?

  1. brake

Words popularity by usage frequency

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#68777disincentive
#193649frein

How to use brake in a sentence?

  1. Piquet Jr:

    JEV seemed like he was saving energy a lot by that point of the race already, i even thought he had a problem so I went to the inside, he started closing the door and I was ready to really commit to the corner and brake on the inside and pass.

  2. Roxana Elizabeth Flores:

    People signaled and I immediately saw the person on the tracks and applied the emergency brake, as the protocol says.

  3. General Motors:

    General Motors is voluntarily recalling certain 2014-2018 model year Cadillac Escalade, Chevrolet Silverado, Chevrolet Suburban, Chevrolet Tahoe, GMC Sierra, and GMC Yukon vehicles for a condition related to increased brake pedal effort, in rare circumstances, these vehicles may have a condition in which the engine-mounted mechanical vacuum pump output may decrease over time, decreasing the amount of vacuum/power brake assist.

  4. Chief Justice John Roberts:

    I suspect most of you here were surprised to learn that only one brake light is required in North Carolina, even if you are from North Carolina.

  5. Deputy Labour Minister Dimitris Stratoulis:

    Our government is making every possible effort right now to have a positive deal, which will respect our program, which will respect the main principle of our program since we took power, which is to put a brake on wage and pension cuts.


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