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We found 48 dictionaries with English definitions that include the word brake:
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General dictionaries General (34 matching dictionaries)
  1. brake: Wikimedia Commons US English Pronunciations [home, info]
  2. brake: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]
  3. brake, Brake: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  4. brake: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  5. brake: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  6. brake: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  7. Brake (object): 1911 edition of the Encyclopedia Britannica [home, info]
  8. brake: All About Homonyms [home, info]
  9. BRAKE: Dictionary of Americanisms (1848) [home, info]
  10. brake: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  11. brake: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  12. brake: Rhymezone [home, info]
  13. brake: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  14. Brake: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  15. Brake, Brake (sheet metal bending), Brake (railway), Brake (film), Brake (disambiguation), Brake (charity), Brake (carriage), Brake (Unterweser): Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  16. brake: Cambridge Dictionary of American English [home, info]
  17. brake: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  18. brake: Online Etymology Dictionary [home, info]
  19. brake, Brake: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  20. brake: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  21. brake: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  22. brake: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  23. brake, Brake: Wiktionary [home, info]
  24. Brake: InfoVisual Visual Dictionary [home, info]
  25. brake: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  26. brake, Brake: Wordnik [home, info]
  27. brake, brake: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  28. brake: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  29. brake: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  30. brake, brake, brake, brake, brake, brake: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  31. brake, brake, brake, brake, brake, brake: Oxford Dictionaries [home, info]
  32. brake: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. brake, Brake (technology): Legal dictionary [home, info]
  2. Brake: Construction Term Glossary [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (1 matching dictionary)
  1. brake, Brake (technology): Encyclopedia [home, info]

Medicine dictionaries Medicine (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. brake: Medical dictionary [home, info]
  2. brake: online medical dictionary [home, info]

Miscellaneous dictionaries Miscellaneous (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. brake: Idioms [home, info]
  2. brake: Sound-Alike Words [home, info]

Sports dictionaries Sports (3 matching dictionaries)
  1. Brake: Sports Definitions [home, info]
  2. Brake: Bicycle Glossary [home, info]
  3. Brake: Internet Karting Glossary [home, info]

Tech dictionaries Tech (4 matching dictionaries)
  1. brake: SeaTalk Dictionary of English Nautical Language [home, info]
  2. brake: Schlumberger Oilfield Glossary [home, info]
  3. Brake: AUTOMOTIVE TERMS [home, info]
  4. BRAKE: Metal Terminology [home, info]

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Quick definitions from WordNet (brake)

noun:  a restraint used to slow or stop a vehicle
noun:  an area thickly overgrown usually with one kind of plant
noun:  any of various ferns of the genus Pteris having pinnately compound leaves and including several popular houseplants
noun:  large coarse fern often several feet high; essentially weed ferns; cosmopolitan
verb:  cause to stop by applying the brakes ("Brake the car before you go into a curve")
verb:  stop travelling by applying a brake ("We had to brake suddenly when a chicken crossed the road")
name:  A surname (rare: 1 in 50000 families; popularity rank in the U.S.: #5756)

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Phrases that include brake:   emergency brake, air brake, coaster brake, foot brake, rock brake, more...

Words similar to brake:   bracken, braked, brakeless, braking, braky, pasture brake, pteridium aquilinum, thicket, more...

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