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brook 1

 (bro͝ok)
n. Chiefly Northeastern US
See creek. See Note at run.

[Middle English, from Old English brōc.]

brook 2

 (bro͝ok)
tr.v. brooked, brook·ing, brooks
To put up with; tolerate: We will brook no further argument.

[Middle English brouken, from Old English brūcan, to use, enjoy.]

brook

(brʊk)
n
(Physical Geography) a natural freshwater stream smaller than a river
[Old English brōc; related to Old High German bruoh swamp, Dutch broek]

brook

(brʊk)
vb
(tr; usually used with a negative) to bear; tolerate
[Old English brūcan; related to Gothic brūkjan to use, Old High German brūhhan, Latin fruī to enjoy]
ˈbrookable adj

Brook

(brʊk)
n
(Biography) Peter (Paul Stephen). born 1925, British stage and film director, noted esp for his experimental work in the theatre

brook1

(brʊk)

n.
a small natural stream of fresh water.
[before 900; Middle English; Old English brōc, c. Middle Low German brōk, Old High German bruoh marsh]
brook′like`, adj.

brook2

(brʊk)

v.t.
to bear; suffer; tolerate: I will brook no interference.
[before 900; Middle English brouken, Old English brūcan]

brook


Past participle: brooked
Gerund: brooking

Imperative
brook
brook
Present
I brook
you brook
he/she/it brooks
we brook
you brook
they brook
Preterite
I brooked
you brooked
he/she/it brooked
we brooked
you brooked
they brooked
Present Continuous
I am brooking
you are brooking
he/she/it is brooking
we are brooking
you are brooking
they are brooking
Present Perfect
I have brooked
you have brooked
he/she/it has brooked
we have brooked
you have brooked
they have brooked
Past Continuous
I was brooking
you were brooking
he/she/it was brooking
we were brooking
you were brooking
they were brooking
Past Perfect
I had brooked
you had brooked
he/she/it had brooked
we had brooked
you had brooked
they had brooked
Future
I will brook
you will brook
he/she/it will brook
we will brook
you will brook
they will brook
Future Perfect
I will have brooked
you will have brooked
he/she/it will have brooked
we will have brooked
you will have brooked
they will have brooked
Future Continuous
I will be brooking
you will be brooking
he/she/it will be brooking
we will be brooking
you will be brooking
they will be brooking
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been brooking
you have been brooking
he/she/it has been brooking
we have been brooking
you have been brooking
they have been brooking
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been brooking
you will have been brooking
he/she/it will have been brooking
we will have been brooking
you will have been brooking
they will have been brooking
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been brooking
you had been brooking
he/she/it had been brooking
we had been brooking
you had been brooking
they had been brooking
Conditional
I would brook
you would brook
he/she/it would brook
we would brook
you would brook
they would brook
Past Conditional
I would have brooked
you would have brooked
he/she/it would have brooked
we would have brooked
you would have brooked
they would have brooked
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.brook - a natural stream of water smaller than a river (and often a tributary of a river)brook - a natural stream of water smaller than a river (and often a tributary of a river); "the creek dried up every summer"
brooklet - a small brook
stream, watercourse - a natural body of running water flowing on or under the earth
Verb1.brook - put up with something or somebody unpleasantbrook - put up with something or somebody unpleasant; "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"
live with, swallow, accept - tolerate or accommodate oneself to; "I shall have to accept these unpleasant working conditions"; "I swallowed the insult"; "She has learned to live with her husband's little idiosyncrasies"
hold still for, stand for - tolerate or bear; "I won't stand for this kind of behavior!"
bear up - endure cheerfully; "She bore up under the enormous strain"
take lying down - suffer without protest; suffer or endure passively; "I won't take this insult lying down"
take a joke - listen to a joke at one's own expense; "Can't you take a joke?"
sit out - endure to the end
pay - bear (a cost or penalty), in recompense for some action; "You'll pay for this!"; "She had to pay the penalty for speaking out rashly"; "You'll pay for this opinion later"
countenance, permit, allow, let - consent to, give permission; "She permitted her son to visit her estranged husband"; "I won't let the police search her basement"; "I cannot allow you to see your exam"
suffer - experience (emotional) pain; "Every time her husband gets drunk, she suffers"

brook

1
noun stream, burn (Scot. & Northern English), rivulet, gill (dialect), beck, watercourse, rill, streamlet, runnel (literary) He threw the hatchet in the brook.

brook

2
verb tolerate, stand, allow, suffer, accept, bear, stomach, endure, swallow, hack (slang), abide, put up with (informal), withstand, countenance, support, thole (dialect) The army will brook no weakening of its power.

brook 1

noun
A small stream:
Chiefly Regional: branch, kill, run.

brook 2

verb
To put up with:
Informal: lump.
Idioms: take it, take it lying down.
Translations
جَدْوَل، غَديريَتَحَمَّلُ، يُطيقُ، يَصْبُرُ
potokříčkasnést
bækfinde sig ikildetolererevandløb
lækuròola, umbera
strauts
bäck
çayderetahammül etmek

brook

1 [brʊk] N (= stream) → arroyo m

brook

2 [brʊk] VT (frm) (= tolerate) → tolerar, admitir
he brooks no oppositionno admite oposición

brook

[ˈbrʊk]
nruisseau m
vt (= tolerate) [+ interference, opposition] → souffrir, admettre

brook

1
nBach m

brook

2
vt (liter: = tolerate) → dulden; to brook no delaykeinen Aufschub dulden

brook

1 [brʊk] nruscello

brook

2 [brʊk] vt (frm) (tolerate) → tollerare, ammettere

brook1

(bruk) noun
a small stream.

brook2

(bruk) verb
to put up with. He will not brook any interference.
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