Definitions for brook

Definitions for (noun) brook

Main entry: brook, creek

Definition: a natural stream of water smaller than a river (and often a tributary of a river)

Usage: the creek dried up every summer

Definitions for (verb) brook

Main entry: endure, put up, digest, bear, abide, brook, stand, suffer, support, tolerate, stick out, stomach

Definition: put up with something or somebody unpleasant

Usage: 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

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