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Meaning of word curb from English dictionary with examples, synonyms and antonyms.

curb   noun

Meaning : An edge between a sidewalk and a roadway consisting of a line of curbstones (usually forming part of a gutter).

Synonyms : curbing, kerb

Meaning : A horse's bit with an attached chain or strap to check the horse.

Synonyms : curb bit

Meaning : A stock exchange in New York.

Synonyms : american stock exchange, amex

Meaning : The act of restraining power or action or limiting excess.

Example : His common sense is a bridle to his quick temper.

Synonyms : bridle, check

curb   verb

Meaning : Lessen the intensity of. Temper. Hold in restraint. Hold or keep within limits.

Example : Moderate your alcohol intake.
Hold your tongue.
Hold your temper.
Control your anger.

Synonyms : check, contain, control, hold, hold in, moderate

Meaning : Keep to the curb.

Example : Curb your dogs.

Meaning : Place restrictions on.

Example : Curtail drinking in school.

Synonyms : curtail, cut back, restrict