- 1. brook, creek, stream, watercourse
- usage: a natural stream of water smaller than a river (and often a tributary of a river); "the creek dried up every summer"
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- 1. digest, endure, stick out, stomach, bear, stand, tolerate, support, brook, abide, suffer, put up, permit, allow, let, countenance
- usage: 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"
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Definition and meaning of brook (Dictionary)