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Synonyms for brook
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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

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. brook

    Synonyms:
    bear, tolerate, suffer, endure, undergo, submit to, permit

    Antonyms:
    resist, resent, reject

Princeton's WordNet

  1. brook, creekverb

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

    "the creek dried up every summer"

    Synonyms:
    creek

  2. digest, endure, stick out, stomach, bear, stand, tolerate, support, brook, abide, suffer, put upverb

    put up with something or somebody unpleasant

    "I cannot bear his constant criticism"; "The new secretary had to endure a lot of unprofessional remarks"; "he learned to tolerate the heat"; "She stuck out two years in a miserable marriage"

    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, 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

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. brooknoun

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

  2. brookverb

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

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. brooknoun

    Synonyms:
    rivulet, runlet, rill, creek, streamlet, runnel, run, burn

  2. brookverb

    Synonyms:
    tolerate, suffer, endure, bear

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "brook":

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

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How to use brook in a sentence?

  1. Kahlil Gibran:

    Love has no other desire but to fulfill itself. To melt and be like a running brook that sings its melody to the night. To wake at dawn with a winged heart and give thanks for another day of loving.

  2. District Superintendent:

    Recognizing the call for new leadership at Shallow Brook Intermediate, the Board and the Administration believe that the interests of the School District and the community are best served by approving the Separation Agreement, this will allow all parties to move forward without further disruption.

  3. Henry David Thoreau:

    What does education often do It makes a straight-cut ditch of a free, meandering brook.

  4. Alexander The Great:

    Heaven cannot brook two suns, nor carth two masters.

  5. Blake Griffin:

    I dont know what percentage Im at. I dont really worry about things like that, if I can play, Im going to play Giannis Antetokounmpo had 14 points and 10 rebounds, and Khris Middleton led Milwaukee Bucks with 20, Eric Bledsoe and Brook Lopez each had 19, and Brook Lopez each added seven rebounds and five blocks. Ersan Ilysaova( 15), Nikola Mirotic( 12) and George Hill( 11) all reached double figures as part of the second unit.


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