Broke meaning

brōk
Having little or no ready money.
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(archaic or poetic) Past participle of break.
  • (nautical) Demoted, deprived of a commission.
    He was broke and rendered unfit to serve His Majesty at sea.
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Simple past tense of break.
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To broker; to transact business for another.

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Shakespeare.

And brokes with all that can in such a suit / Corrupt the tender honour of a maid.

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Lacking funds.
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(informal) Broken.
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Broke is defined as to have destroyed, hurt or ripped something in the past.

An example of broke was to have smashed a glass vase yesterday.

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Bankrupt.
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The definition of broke is having little or no money.

An example of someone who is broke is a person in bankruptcy.

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See broken.
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Bankrupt.
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Lacking funds.
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Bankrupt.
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(informal) Lacking money; bankrupt.
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go broke
  • become penniless or bankrupt
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go for broke
  • to risk everything on an uncertain undertaking
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Idioms and Phrasal Verbs

go broke