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(noun, verb)


There are 5 meanings of the word Brakes.

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Brakes - as a noun

A braking device consisting of a combination of interacting parts that work to slow a motor vehicle

Synonyms (Exact Relations)
brake system
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Brakes - as a verb

To bruise and crush; to knead

Example: "The farmer's son brakes the flax while mother brakes the bread dough"

To pulverise with a harrow

To operate (a) brake(s).

To be stopped or slowed (as if) by braking.

Example Sentences

"I need to replace the brakes on my car."
"He pressed the brakes suddenly and the car skidded to a halt."
"The brakes failed and the car crashed into a tree."
"You should check the brakes regularly for any signs of wear."
"She stepped on the brakes to avoid hitting the pedestrian."
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Word Game Points

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

BRAKES has a SCRABBLE points total of 12.

Is BRAKES a valid Words With Friends word?
Yes, brakes is valid for Words With Friends
Valid Word
BRAKES has a WORDS WITH FRIENDS points total of 13.

Is BRAKES a valid WordFeud word?
Yes, brakes is valid for WordFeud
Valid Word
BRAKES has a WORDFEUD points total of 13.

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