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KK Pronunciation

〔 kFb 〕


〔 kәːb 〕

Overview of noun curb

The noun curb has 4 senses

  • curb, curbing, kerb -- (an edge between a sidewalk and a roadway consisting of a line of curbstones (usually forming part of a gutter))

  • curb, curb bit -- (a horse's bit with an attached chain or strap to check the horse)

  • American Stock Exchange, AMEX, Curb -- (a stock exchange in New York)

  • bridle, check, curb -- (the act of restraining power or action or limiting excess; "his common sense is a bridle to his quick temper")

Overview of verb curb

The verb curb has 4 senses

  • control, hold in, hold, contain, check, curb, moderate -- (lessen the intensity of; temper; hold in restraint; hold or keep within limits; "moderate your alcohol intake"; "hold your tongue"; "hold your temper"; "control your anger")

  • suppress, stamp down, inhibit, subdue, conquer, curb -- (to put down by force or authority; "suppress a nascent uprising"; "stamp down on littering"; "conquer one's desires")

  • curb -- (keep to the curb; "curb your dogs")

  • restrict, curtail, curb, cut back -- (place restrictions on; "curtail drinking in school")