Thesaurus

braking

noun

Synonyms & Antonyms of braking

(Entry 1 of 2)

a usually gradual decrease in the pace or level of activity of something
  • there's always a braking in sales after lunch

Synonyms for braking

Words Related to braking

Antonyms for braking

braking

verb
present participle of brake

Synonyms & Antonyms of braking (Entry 2 of 2)

See the Dictionary Definition 

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More About braking

Thesaurus Entries Near braking

brakes

braking

bramble

See More Nearby Entries 

Cite this Entry

“Braking.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/braking. Accessed 21 Sep. 2021.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon

More from Merriam-Webster on braking

Nglish: Translation of braking for Spanish Speakers

Britannica English: Translation of braking for Arabic Speakers

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Dog Words Quiz

  • shiba puppy more or less demanding cuddles
  • Which of the following animals has a dog in its etymology?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Typeshift

Anagram puzzles meet word search.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!