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Princeton's WordNet

  1. beast, wolf, savage, brute, wildcat(noun)

    a cruelly rapacious person

  2. animal, animate being, beast, brute, creature, fauna(adj)

    a living organism characterized by voluntary movement

  3. beastly, bestial, brute(a), brutish, brutal(adj)

    resembling a beast; showing lack of human sensibility

    "beastly desires"; "a bestial nature"; "brute force"; "a dull and brutish man"; "bestial treatment of prisoners"

Wiktionary

  1. brute(Noun)

    An animal seen as being without human reason; a senseless beast.

  2. brute(Noun)

    Someone with the characteristics of an unthinking animal; a coarse or brutal person.

    One of them was a hulking brute of a man, heavily tattooed and with a hardened face that practically screamed "I just got out of jail."

  3. brute(Adjective)

    Without reason or intelligence (of animals).

  4. brute(Adjective)

    Characteristic of unthinking animals; senseless, unreasoning (of humans).

  5. brute(Adjective)

    Being unconnected with intelligence or thought; purely material, senseless.

  6. brute(Adjective)

    Crude, unpolished.

  7. brute(Adjective)

    Strong, blunt, and spontaneous

    I punched him with brute force when he uppercut me

  8. Origin: From brut, from brutus.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Brute(adj)

    not having sensation; senseless; inanimate; unconscious; without intelligence or volition; as, the brute earth; the brute powers of nature

  2. Brute(adj)

    not possessing reason, irrational; unthinking; as, a brute beast; the brute creation

  3. Brute(adj)

    of, pertaining to, or characteristic of, a brute beast. Hence: Brutal; cruel; fierce; ferocious; savage; pitiless; as, brute violence

  4. Brute(adj)

    having the physical powers predominating over the mental; coarse; unpolished; unintelligent

  5. Brute(adj)

    rough; uncivilized; unfeeling

  6. Brute(noun)

    an animal destitute of human reason; any animal not human; esp. a quadruped; a beast

  7. Brute(noun)

    a brutal person; a savage in heart or manners; as unfeeling or coarse person

  8. Brute(verb)

    to report; to bruit

Freebase

  1. Brute

    "Brute" is a song by industrial rock group KMFDM that was first released on their 1995 album Nihil. It was also released as a single with the song "Revolution" as B-side.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Brute

    brōōt, adj. belonging to the lower animals: irrational: stupid: rude.—n. one of the lower animals.—adj. Brut′al, like a brute: unfeeling: inhuman.—v.t. Brut′alise, to make like a brute, to degrade.—v.i. to live like a brute.—n. Brutal′ity.—adv. Brut′ally.—n. Brute′ness, brute-like state: brutality: (Spens.) stupidity.—v.t. Brut′ify, to make brutal, stupid, or uncivilised:—pr.p. brutify′ing; pa.p. brutifīed′.—adj. Brut′ish, brutal: (B.) unwise.—adv. Brut′ishly.—n. Brut′ishness.—The brute creation, the lower animals. [Fr. brut—L. brutus, dull, irrational.]

Anagrams for brute »

  1. buret, rebut, tuber

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of brute in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of brute in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of brute in a Sentence

  1. William Shakespeare:

    Et tu, Brute

  2. William Shakespeare, "Julius Caesar", Act 3 scene 1:

    Et tu, Brute!

  3. Ken Thompson:

    When in doubt, use brute force

  4. Julius Caesar:

    Et tu, Brute. You also, Brutus.

  5. Julius Caesar, from Suetonius, Lives of the Caesars:

    Et tu, Brute.[You also, Brutus.]

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