Synonyms for brook

Synonyms for (noun) brook

Synonyms: 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

Similar words: stream, watercourse

Definition: a natural body of running water flowing on or under the earth

Synonyms for (verb) brook

Synonyms: 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

Similar words: let, countenance, permit, allow

Definition: consent to, give permission

Usage: 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

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