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Definition of brook:

  1. A compilation of statutes or decisions analytically arranged. The term is applied in a general sense to the Pandects of Justinian ( see Pandect), but is also specially given by authors to compilations of laws on particular topics; a summary of laws; as, Comyn's Digest; the United States Digest.
  2. A natural stream of water smaller than a river or creek.
  3. To bear; to endure; to put up with; to tolerate; as, young men can not brook restraint.
  4. To deserve; to earn.
  5. To use; to enjoy.

Synonyms:

get, persist, can, brave, condense, patronage, prevail, house, stand, plunk for, die hard, substantiate, hurt, digest, comport, defend, corroborate, endure, leap out, undergo, set up, confirm, live on, resist, pay, wear, brave out, jut, erect, deport, subscribe, put-up, hold up, allow, acquit, affirm, put forward, lose, provide, post, stick out, tin, contribute, bide, birth, run, fend for, assume, creek, permit, turn out, jump out, back, stay, nominate, project, yield, live, back up, behave, last, bear with, protrude, go, contain, have a bun in the oven, stand out, give birth, plump for, survive, suffer, put up with, hold out, jut out, take over, tolerate, underpin, conduct, raise, stomach, deliver, hold, rear, accept, offer, remain firm, abide, keep going, carry, kill, fend, have, support, patronise, place upright, submit to, meet, bear, afford, stand up, streamlet, branch, ache, sustain, jump, concentrate, indorse, expect, bear out, domiciliate, endorse, dry, gestate, patronize, bear up under, weather.

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