What does brakes mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. brake system, brakes(noun)

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


  1. Brakes

    Brakes is a four member band from Brighton, England. The group formed in 2003. It consists of Eamon Hamilton, Thomas White, Marc Beatty, and Alex White.

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    Song lyrics by brakes -- Explore a large variety of song lyrics performed by brakes on the Lyrics.com website.

Anagrams for brakes »

  1. bakers, baker's

  2. breaks

  3. Bakers

How to pronounce brakes?

  1. Alex
    US English

How to say brakes in sign language?

  1. brakes


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of brakes in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of brakes in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of brakes in a Sentence

  1. Matthew Hoza:

    The government can tap on the brakes or accelerate this movement -- but this progress will continue moving forward, for the most part, the public is calling for renewables.

  2. Sensor Tower founder Oliver Yeh:

    Despite the brakes having been put on Senor Tower growth in India, we expect TikTok to rebound quickly from this situation given its popularity and user base there.

  3. Manu Raju:

    There is a bipartisan bill before this very committee to slap Saudi Arabia with sanctions, the chairman of that committee, Jim Risch, has put the brakes on that for now as he's tried to discuss other alternative ways of going forward. But nevertheless, pressure is building even as the administration continues to side with Saudi Arabia because of economic concerns.

  4. Freddie Gray:

    They would slam on their brakes like every thousand feet, and to make sure that we slammed into something in the back.

  5. Budd Schulberg:

    Living with a conscience is like driving a car with the brakes on.

Images & Illustrations of brakes

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