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There are 7 meanings of the word Brake.

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Brake - as a noun

A restraint used to slow or stop a vehicle

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Any of various ferns of the genus pteris having pinnately compound leaves and including several popular houseplants

Large coarse fern often several feet high; essentially weed ferns; cosmopolitan

Synonyms (Exact Relations)
bracken15pasture brakepteridium aquilinum

An area thickly overgrown usually with one kind of plant

Anything that slows or hinders a process

Example: "She was not ready to put the brakes on her life with a marriage"

Brake - as a verb

Stop travelling by applying a brake

Example: "We had to brake suddenly when a chicken crossed the road"

Cause to stop by applying the brakes

Example: "Brake the car before you go into a curve"

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Example Sentences

"She slammed on the brakes to avoid hitting the car in front of her."
"The driver applied the brakes too late and collided with the tree."
"I could hear squeaking whenever the brakes were engaged."
"The mechanic replaced the worn brake pads."
"The car came to a sudden stop as soon as the brakes were pressed."
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Word Game Points

Is BRAKE a valid Scrabble word?
Yes, brake is valid for both Scrabble US and EU
US/CA Valid UK/EU Valid

BRAKE has a SCRABBLE points total of 11.

Is BRAKE a valid Words With Friends word?
Yes, brake is valid for Words With Friends
Valid Word
BRAKE has a WORDS WITH FRIENDS points total of 12.

Is BRAKE a valid WordFeud word?
Yes, brake is valid for WordFeud
Valid Word
BRAKE has a WORDFEUD points total of 12.

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