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
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.
Find another word for brakes. In this page you can discover 27 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for brakes, like: brake system, drags, hurdles, curbs, bits, snaffles, leashes, bridles, stops, slows and skids.