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1. brook

noun. ['ˈbrʊk'] a natural stream of water smaller than a river (and often a tributary of a river).

Synonyms

  • brooklet
  • stream
  • creek

Antonyms

  • charge
  • underpay
  • overpay
  • take

Etymology

  • brouken (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • brucan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Rhymes with Brook

  • gobbledygook
  • create-a-book
  • undertook
  • undercook
  • vanhook
  • precook
  • overtook
  • overcook
  • mistook
  • kirkuk
  • forsook
  • unhook
  • unbook
  • stroock
  • retook
  • rebook
  • mccook
  • decook
  • chinook
  • snook
  • schnook
  • flook
  • crooke
  • crook
  • zook
  • tooke
  • took
  • shook
  • schook
  • rooke

How do you pronounce brook?

Pronounce brook as brʊk.

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Sentences with brook


1. Noun, singular or mass
Local fishing authorities advise anglers who fish in streams with native brook trout to use barbless hooks.

Quotes about brook


1. What does education often do? It makes a straight-cut ditch of a free, meandering brook.
- Henry David Thoreau

2. brook

verb. ['ˈbrʊk'] put up with something or somebody unpleasant.

Synonyms

  • take lying down
  • pay
  • stick out
  • support
  • swallow
  • stand for
  • hold still for
  • digest
  • bear up
  • permit
  • take a joke
  • put up
  • sit out
  • live with
  • bear
  • stand
  • countenance
  • suffer
  • let
  • tolerate
  • accept
  • allow
  • endure
  • stomach

Antonyms

  • disallow
  • default
  • boycott
  • disapproval

Etymology

  • brouken (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • brucan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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