What does brook mean?

Definitions for brook
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. brook, creek(verb)

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

    "the creek dried up every summer"

  2. digest, endure, stick out, stomach, bear, stand, tolerate, support, brook, abide, suffer, put up(verb)

    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"

Wiktionary

  1. Brook(ProperNoun)

    for someone living by a brook.

  2. Brook(ProperNoun)

    transferred from the surname.

  3. Brook(ProperNoun)

    of modern usage; more often spelled Brooke.

  4. Origin: From brouken, from brucan, from brūkanan, from bʰrūg-. Cognate with brook, brouk, brûke, bruiken, brauchen, bruke, fruor. Related to fruit.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Brook(verb)

    a natural stream of water smaller than a river or creek

  2. Brook(verb)

    to use; to enjoy

  3. Brook(verb)

    to bear; to endure; to put up with; to tolerate; as, young men can not brook restraint

  4. Brook(verb)

    to deserve; to earn

Freebase

  1. Brook

    Brook is a village and civil parish in the Ashford borough of Kent, England, situated about five miles east of Ashford. According to the 2001 census the parish had a population of 307. The 12th century parish church is dedicated to St Mary. There is also a Baptist chapel. The church of St. Mary, erected about 1075, is of stone, in the Early Norman style, and has a tower containing 3 bells: the tower was struck by lightning in 1896, and the northwest corner destroyed, but was restored in 1899: there are 160 sittings.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Brook

    brōōk, n. a small stream.—ns. Brook′let, a little brook; Brook′lime, a species of speedwell found in ditches. [A.S. bróc, water breaking forth; Dut. broek, Ger. bruch.]

  2. Brook

    brōōk, v.t. to enjoy: to bear or endure. [A.S. búrcan, to use, enjoy; Ger. brauchen, L. frui, fructus.]

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. brook

    Streams of fresh or salt water, less than a rivulet, creeping through narrow and shallow passages. The clouds brook-up, when they draw together and threaten rain.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of brook in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of brook in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of brook in a Sentence

  1. Fred Beck:

    The brook would lose its song if you removed the rocks

  2. Henry David Thoreau:

    What does education often do It makes a straight-cut ditch of a free, meandering brook.

  3. Magha:

    Weak men gain their object when allied with strong associates: the brook reaches the ocean by the river?s aid.

  4. Kahlil Gibran:

    Love has no other desire but to fulfill itself. To melt and be like a running brook that sings its melody to the night. To wake at dawn with a winged heart and give thanks for another day of loving.

  5. Blake Griffin:

    I dont know what percentage Im at. I dont really worry about things like that, if I can play, Im going to play Giannis Antetokounmpo had 14 points and 10 rebounds, and Khris Middleton led Milwaukee Bucks with 20, Eric Bledsoe and Brook Lopez each had 19, and Brook Lopez each added seven rebounds and five blocks. Ersan Ilysaova( 15), Nikola Mirotic( 12) and George Hill( 11) all reached double figures as part of the second unit.

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