Part of speech:
a braking device consisting of a combination of interacting parts that work to slow a motor vehicle
The definition of a drag is a person or thing that is being slow, pulled, moved or resistant.
A matter being considered:
A bit, usually light and jointed, attached to a bridle and having no curb
To check (a blow, stroke, or thrust); parry; counter
To check or halt (wagon wheels, etc.) with a skid.
To stop or slow down a horse, etc. with or as with reins
To keep back; restrain; get in the way of; prevent; stop
To stop for a while; linger
Check means to test, examine, compare or inspect something to see if it is as it should be.
To stop or impede the passage of or movement through; obstruct:
To stop; to fix or rest.
To maintain records in:
To hold back or keep from some action, feeling, etc.; check or repress
To have and keep in one's grasp:
To force into, or hold in, close bounds; confine
The elected head of any state of the U.S.
The definition of a hindrance is an obstacle or something that inhibits or delays some desired action.
Something that discourages; a deterrent.
A device to check vibration in the strings of a stringed keyboard instrument
The definition of an obstacle is something that gets in the way or that slows or stops progress.
Deterrent is defined as something that prevents or blocks.
The definition of a restraint is something that restricts freedom or prevents someone from doing something.
To stir the emotions:
(Now Chiefly Dial.) To cause to start, or move involuntarily; startle
(Intransitive) To become faster; to begin to move more quickly.
(Physics) A particle accelerator.
Find another word for brakes. In this page you can discover 35 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for brakes, like: brake system, drags, hurdles, curbs, bits, snaffles, leashes, bridles, stops, slows and skids.