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Definitions for (noun) curb

Main entry: curb, check, bridle Definition: the act of restraining power or action or limiting excess Usage: his common sense is a bridle to his quick temper

Main entry: American Stock Exchange, AMEX, Curb Definition: a stock exchange in New York

Main entry: curb, curbing, kerb Definition: an edge between a sidewalk and a roadway consisting of a line of curbstones (usually forming part of a gutter)

Main entry: curb, curb bit Definition: a horse's bit with an attached chain or strap to check the horse

Definitions for (verb) curb

Main entry: curb, curtail, cut back, restrict Definition: place restrictions on Usage: curtail drinking in school

Main entry: inhibit, curb, conquer, stamp down, subdue, suppress Definition: to put down by force or authority Usage: suppress a nascent uprising; stamp down on littering; conquer one's desires

Main entry: curb Definition: keep to the curb Usage: curb your dogs

Main entry: contain, control, curb, hold, hold in, check, moderate Definition: lessen the intensity of; temper; hold in restraint; hold or keep within limits Usage: moderate your alcohol intake; hold your tongue; hold your temper; control your anger