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Meaning & Definition of Brook in English





1. A natural stream of water smaller than a river (and often a tributary of a river)

  • "The creek dried up every summer"
  • brook,
  • creek


1. 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"
  • digest,
  • endure,
  • stick out,
  • stomach,
  • bear,
  • stand,
  • tolerate,
  • support,
  • brook,
  • abide,
  • suffer,
  • put up

Examples of using

It's quite a jump from one side of the brook to the other.
The water in this brook is cool and clear.
‘What is the brook without burning thirst for?’, Arkadź Kulašoŭ asks in his verse.