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curb

(kərb )

substantiv
the act of restraining power or action or limiting excess
"his common sense is a bridle to his quick temper"

substantiv
a stock exchange in New York
substantiv
an edge between a sidewalk and a roadway consisting of a line of curbstones (usually forming part of a gutter)
substantiv
a horse''s bit with an attached chain or strap to check the horse
verb
place restrictions on
"curtail drinking in school"

verb
to put down by force or authority
"suppress a nascent uprising"
"stamp down on littering"
"conquer one''s desires"

verb
keep to the curb
"curb your dogs"

verb
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"





Sinonime:
(substantiv) bridle, check, kerb
(verb) conquer, contain, control, curtail, hold, inhibit, moderate, restrict, subdue, suppress