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Overview of noun curbing

The noun curbing has 1 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. curb, curbing, kerb

(an edge between a sidewalk and a roadway consisting of a line of curbstones (usually forming part of a gutter))

Overview of verb curb

The verb curb has 4 senses? (first 2 from tagged texts)
1. (2) 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")

2. (2) 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")

3. curb

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

4. restrict, curtail, curb, cut back

(place restrictions on; "curtail drinking in school") © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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