5 letter word starting with bri

Words Parts of Speech Meaning/Definition/Similar Words
briar noun Same as Brier., A plant with a slender woody stem bearing stout prickles; especially, species of Rosa, Rubus, and Smilax., Fig.: Anything sharp or unpleasant to the feelings.
bribe noun A gift begged; a present., A price, reward, gift, or favor bestowed or promised with a view to prevent the judgment or corrupt the conduct of a judge, witness, voter, or other person in a position of trust., That which seduces; seduction; allurement., To rob or steal., To give or promise a reward or consideration to (a judge, juror, legislator, voter, or other person in a position of trust) with a view to prevent the judgment or corrupt the conduct; to induce or influence by a bribe; to give a bribe to., To gain by a bribe; of induce as by a bribe., To commit robbery or theft., To give a bribe to a person; to pervert the judgment or corrupt the action of a person in a position of trust, by some gift or promise.
brick noun A block or clay tempered with water, sand, etc., molded into a regular form, usually rectangular, and sun-dried, or burnt in a kiln, or in a heap or stack called a clamp., Bricks, collectively, as designating that kind of material; as, a load of brick; a thousand of brick., Any oblong rectangular mass; as, a brick of maple sugar; a penny brick (of bread)., A good fellow; a merry person; as, you ‘re a brick., To lay or pave with bricks; to surround, line, or construct with bricks., To imitate or counterfeit a brick wall on, as by smearing plaster with red ocher, making the joints with an edge tool, and pointing them.
bride noun A woman newly married, or about to be married., Fig.: An object ardently loved., To make a bride of.
brief adjective Short in duration., Concise; terse; succinct., Rife; common; prevalent., Briefly., Soon; quickly., A short concise writing or letter; a statement in few words., An epitome., An abridgment or concise statement of a client’s case, made out for the instruction of counsel in a trial at law. This word is applied also to a statement of the heads or points of a law argument., A writ; a breve. See Breve, n., 2., A writ issuing from the chancery, directed to any judge ordinary, commanding and authorizing that judge to call a jury to inquire into the case, and upon their verdict to pronounce sentence., A letter patent, from proper authority, authorizing a collection or charitable contribution of money in churches, for any public or private purpose., To make an abstract or abridgment of; to shorten; as, to brief pleadings.
brier noun Alt. of Briar
brike noun A breach; ruin; downfall; peril.
brill noun A fish allied to the turbot (Rhombus levis), much esteemed in England for food; — called also bret, pearl, prill. See Bret.
brine noun Water saturated or strongly impregnated with salt; pickle; hence, any strong saline solution; also, the saline residue or strong mother liquor resulting from the evaporation of natural or artificial waters., The ocean; the water of an ocean, sea, or salt lake., Tears; — so called from their saltness., To steep or saturate in brine., To sprinkle with salt or brine; as, to brine hay.
bring verb t. To convey to the place where the speaker is or is to be; to bear from a more distant to a nearer place; to fetch., To cause the accession or obtaining of; to procure; to make to come; to produce; to draw to., To convey; to move; to carry or conduct., To persuade; to induce; to draw; to lead; to guide., To produce in exchange; to sell for; to fetch; as, what does coal bring per ton?
brink noun The edge, margin, or border of a steep place, as of a precipice; a bank or edge, as of a river or pit; a verge; a border; as, the brink of a chasm. Also Fig.
briny adjective Of or pertaining to brine, or to the sea; partaking of the nature of brine; salt; as, a briny taste; the briny flood.
brisk adjective Full of liveliness and activity; characterized by quickness of motion or action; lively; spirited; quick., Full of spirit of life; effervesc/ng, as liquors; sparkling; as, brick cider., To make or become lively; to enliven; to animate; to take, or cause to take, an erect or bold attitude; — usually with up.
britt noun The young of the common herring; also, a small species of herring; the sprat., The minute marine animals (chiefly Entomostraca) upon which the right whales feed.
brite verb t. Alt. of Bright
brize noun The breeze fly. See Breeze.