Homophones are the words that sound the same, yet have different meanings. In this article we will see the difference between Brake and Break and their correct usages.
Brake Vs Break
Brake: (n) a device for slowing or stopping a moving vehicle, typically by applying pressure to the wheels.
- She had to brake hard to avoid a boulder on the road.
- She slammed on her brakes to stop her car.
Break: (v) separate into pieces as a result of a blow, shock, or strain; interrupt (a continuity, sequence, or course).
- After a hectic schedule she decided to take a break from her work.
- Please hold the vase carefully otherwise you will break it.