DICTIONARY


Definition of BRAKE

noun : BRAKE

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) a restraint used to slow or stop a vehicle ;

  • 2. (

    ) any of various ferns of the genus Pteris having pinnately compound leaves and including several popular houseplants ;

  • 4. (

    ) an area thickly overgrown usually with one kind of plant ;

  • 5. (

    ) 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" ;

verb : BRAKE

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) stop travelling by applying a brake; "We had to brake suddenly when a chicken crossed the road" ;

  • 2. (

    ) cause to stop by applying the brakes; "brake the car before you go into a curve" ;


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