HyperDic: brook

English > 2 senses of the word brook:
NOUNobjectbrook, creeka natural stream of water smaller than a river (and often a tributary of a river)
VERBcognitionbrook, digest, endure, stick out, stomach, bear, stand, tolerate, support, abide, suffer, put upput up with something or somebody unpleasant
brook > pronunciation
Soundsbruh'k
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English > brook: 2 senses > noun 1, object
MeaningA natural stream of water smaller than a river (and often a tributary of a river).
Synonymcreek
InstancesAegospotami, AegospotamosA creek emptying into the Hellespont in present-day Turkey
Bull RunA creek in northeastern Virginia / Virginia where two battles were fought in the American Civil War
NarrowerbrookletA small brook
Broaderstream, watercourseA natural body of running water flowing on or under the earth
Spanisharroyo, caleta, riachuelo
Catalancala, rierol
English > brook: 2 senses > verb 1, cognition
Meaningput up with something or somebody unpleasant.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
ModelSam cannot brook Sue
Synonymsdigest, endure, stick out, stomach, bear, stand, tolerate, support, abide, suffer, put up
Narroweraccept, live with, swallowTolerate or accommodate oneself to
bear upendure cheerfully
paybear (a cost or penalty) , in recompense for some action
sit outendure to the end / end
stand for, hold still forTolerate or bear
take a jokelisten to a joke at one's own expense
take lying downSuffer without protest
Broaderpermit, allow, let, countenanceconsent to, give permission
Similar tosufferExperience (emotional) pain
Spanishaguantar, apechar, consentir, digerir, sobrellevar, soportar, sufrir, tolerar
Catalanaguantar, sofrir, suportar, tolerar

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