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See definition of brake on Dictionary.com
  • nounstopping device; check
  • verbcheck; stop

synonyms for brake

  • damper
  • restraint
  • anchor
  • binders
  • constraint
  • control
  • curb
  • deterrent
  • discouragement
  • hamper
  • hindrance
  • hurdle
  • obstacle
  • rein
  • cinchers
  • retarding device
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antonyms for brake

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  • assistance
  • catalyst
  • encouragement
  • help
  • incentive
  • opening
  • accelerator
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How to use brake in a sentence

The large number of people already infected with the coronavirus in the US has begun to act as a brake on the spread of the disease in hard-hit states.
POPULATION IMMUNITY IS SLOWING DOWN THE PANDEMIC IN PARTS OF THE USDAVID ROTMANAUGUST 11, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
The balance between these processes works as a thermostat, because when the climate warms, chemical reactions become more efficient at removing carbon dioxide, putting a brake on the warming.
HOW EARTH’S CLIMATE CHANGES NATURALLY (AND WHY THINGS ARE DIFFERENT NOW)HOWARD LEEJULY 21, 2020QUANTA MAGAZINE
Drugs that release brakes on the immune system have helped thousands of people with cancers that were previously untreatable.
THESE CELLS SLOW AN IMMUNE RESPONSE. DERAILING THEM COULD HELP FIGHT TUMORSESTHER LANDHUISJULY 10, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
Though preliminary and unpublished, the findings suggest that Brd4 inhibitors “can get rid of these immune suppressor cells that are an additional brake on the immune system, and allow immune stimulating drugs to work better,” says Carson.
THESE CELLS SLOW AN IMMUNE RESPONSE. DERAILING THEM COULD HELP FIGHT TUMORSESTHER LANDHUISJULY 10, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
That wasn’t the only cluster that put the brakes on South Korea’s reopening plans.
COVID-19 CASE CLUSTERS OFFER LESSONS AND WARNINGS FOR REOPENINGHELEN THOMPSONJUNE 18, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
They tobogganed down hills without a brake at the imminent peril of their lives.
THE JOYOUS ADVENTURES OF ARISTIDE PUJOLWILLIAM J. LOCKE
If he is injured while running a car from a defective brake of which he had knowledge, he cannot recover.
PUTNAM'S HANDY LAW BOOK FOR THE LAYMANALBERT SIDNEY BOLLES
Then he went back, eased off the emergency brake, grabbed a good handhold and strained forward.
CABIN FEVERB. M. BOWER
Almost unconsciously he lifted his foot from the accelerator and pressed down the brake.
THE EVERLASTING ARMSJOSEPH HOCKING
The brake had set out before the carriage, so that Meta had to come in and wait for her governess.
THE DAISY CHAINCHARLOTTE YONGE
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