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1. brake

noun. ['ˈbreɪk'] a restraint used to slow or stop a vehicle.

Synonyms

  • brake system
  • coaster brake
  • emergency brake
  • brakes
  • restraint
  • emergency
  • wheeled vehicle
  • parking brake
  • power brake
  • hand brake

Antonyms

  • indiscipline
  • intemperance
  • fauna
  • stand still

Etymology

  • braeke (Old Dutch)

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Rhymes with Brake

  • partake
  • mistake
  • forsake
  • retake
  • remake
  • betake
  • steak
  • stake
  • spake
  • snake
  • shrake
  • schwake
  • schnake
  • schlake
  • quake
  • plake
  • opaque
  • flake
  • drake
  • break
  • blake
  • awake
  • yake
  • wake
  • take
  • shake
  • shaikh
  • shaik
  • schake
  • sake

How do you pronounce brake?

Pronounce brake as breɪk.

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Sentences with brake


1. Noun, singular or mass
Stopping an electric pallet is done by either a brake or kill switch.

2. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
The ATV had a dual hydraulic disc brake system on the front and sealed drum brakes on the rear.

3. Verb, base form
Avoid braking and accelerating quickly just to brake again.

4. Adjective
Slowly apply brake pressure with the brake pedal until it is 2/3 of the way to the floor.

Quotes about brake


1. The Squeaky Wheel The squeaky wheel ~will put you $374.43 in the holeafter replacing the brake pad, rotorsand $500 with a new master cylinder.
- Beryl Dov

2. cliff-brake

noun. any of several small lithophytic ferns of tropical and warm temperate regions.

Synonyms

  • rock brake
  • fern
  • bird's-foot fern
  • Pellaea
  • coffee fern
  • Pellaea atropurpurea
  • cliff brake
  • Pellaea mucronata
  • Pellaea ornithopus
  • genus Pellaea
  • purple rock brake

3. brake

noun. ['ˈbreɪk'] anything that slows or hinders a process.

Synonyms

  • restraint

Antonyms

  • uncover
  • lower

Etymology

  • braeke (Old Dutch)

4. brake

noun. ['ˈbreɪk'] an area thickly overgrown usually with one kind of plant.

Synonyms

  • brush
  • brushwood
  • thicket
  • copse

Antonyms

  • continue
  • continuant consonant
  • free
  • go on

Etymology

  • braeke (Old Dutch)

5. brake

noun. ['ˈbreɪk'] any of various ferns of the genus Pteris having pinnately compound leaves and including several popular houseplants.

Synonyms

  • genus Pteris
  • fern

Antonyms

  • groundbreaking
  • unveiling
  • installment

Etymology

  • braeke (Old Dutch)

6. brake

noun. ['ˈbreɪk'] large coarse fern often several feet high; essentially weed ferns; cosmopolitan.

Synonyms

  • fern
  • genus Pteridium
  • bracken
  • Pteridium aquilinum
  • Pteridium

Antonyms

  • action
  • activeness
  • beginning
  • attack

Etymology

  • braeke (Old Dutch)

7. brake

verb. ['ˈbreɪk'] cause to stop by applying the brakes.

Synonyms

  • stop

Antonyms

  • icebreaker
  • activation

Etymology

  • braeke (Old Dutch)

8. brake

verb. ['ˈbreɪk'] stop travelling by applying a brake.

Synonyms

  • stop

Antonyms

  • commencement
  • first step

Etymology

  • braeke (Old Dutch)
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