Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun brook

1 sense of brook

Sense 1
brook, creek -- (a natural stream of water smaller than a river (and often a tributary of a river); "the creek dried up every summer")
       => stream, watercourse -- (a natural body of running water flowing on or under the earth)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb brook

1 sense of brook

Sense 1
digest, endure, stick out, stomach, bear, stand, tolerate, support, brook, abide, suffer, put up -- (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")
       => permit, allow, let, countenance -- (consent to, give permission; "She permitted her son to visit her estranged husband"; "I won't let the police search her basement"; "I cannot allow you to see your exam")

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