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Synonyms for brakebreɪk

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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, 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

PPDB, the paraphrase database

List of paraphrases:

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


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