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Synonyms for curb

Synonyms for (noun) curb

Synonyms: 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

Similar words: restraint Definition: the act of controlling by restraining someone or something Usage: the unlawful restraint of trade

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

Similar words: stock exchange, stock market, securities market Definition: an exchange where security trading is conducted by professional stockbrokers

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

Similar words: edge Definition: a sharp side formed by the intersection of two surfaces of an object Usage: he rounded the edges of the box

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

Similar words: bit Definition: piece of metal held in horse's mouth by reins and used to control the horse while riding Usage: the horse was not accustomed to a bit

Synonyms for (verb) curb

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

Similar words: circumscribe, limit, confine Definition: restrict or confine, "I limit you to two visits to the pub a day"

Synonyms: 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

Similar words: 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

Synonyms: curb Definition: keep to the curb Usage: curb your dogs

Similar words: cumber, constrain, restrain, encumber Definition: hold back

Synonyms: 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

Similar words: keep, keep back, restrain, hold back Definition: keep under control; keep in check Usage: suppress a smile; Keep your temper; keep your cool