Definition of curb:
master, flash back, crush, direct, declare, manipulate, insure, chasten, defy, break, dress, range, carry, tame, halt, ascertain, inhibition, checker, retard, AMEX, go over, incorporate, jibe, tally, sway, subjugate, hinderance, tick off, mince, overcome, have, determine, bind, lead, harbor, govern, cut down, enclose, keep down, hold in, admit, baulk, verification, guard, check up on, stoppage, trammel, support, cut short, crop, view as, reduce, tab, discipline, crucify, arrest, impediment, reserve, defend, stricture, prune, lamppost, gibe, check mark, check off, entertain, sustain, soften, go for, have got, keep in line, moderate, subdue, verify, retain, take for, reign, lay-by, american stock exchange, hindrance, hold, check out, tick, balk, nurse, tone down, turn back, adjudge, quash, curtail, maintain, bottle up, prevail, conceal, bear, curb bit, curbing, take hold, constraint, checkout, see to it, reign over, agree, correspond, chip, suppress, harbour, stamp down, cut back, mark, confines, hold back, hedgerow, limited, chit, match, lop, learn, keep back, trim, mortify, obligate, book, chair, fit, seize, check-out procedure, qualify, subordinate, ensure, hitch, limitation, restrict, comprise, restraint, condition, keep, bring down, manage, assay, get over, give, check, limit, bound, make, mark off, temper, milepost, check over, cheque, kerb, circumscription, inhibit, concur, crack, hold up, milestone, throw, contain, cut, influence, conquer, check into, confine, command, deterrent, oblige, surmount, look into, bank check, clip, apply, gutter, snip, bus stop, concord, regulate, rule, obtain, trim down, suss out, bridle, restriction, appropriate, train, see, embankment, accommodate, mold, trim back, take, capture, repress, deal with, chequer, assure, watch, deem, find out, operate, cure, withstand, control, confirmation, substantiation.
- edge (part of speech: noun)
- de-motivate (part of speech: verb)
hinder (part of speech: verb)
- prohibit (part of speech: verb)
- restraint (part of speech: noun)
While he stood on the curb- stone eagerly peering up and down the street, he heard, without being able either to enjoy or resent it, one of the policemen say across him to the other, " Miss lynde seems to be doin' a livery- stable business to- night."- "The Landlord at Lion's Head, Complete", William Dean Howells Last Updated: February 27, 2009.
- "Cecil Castlemaine's Gage, Lady Marabout's Troubles, and Other Stories", Ouida.
- "The Branding Iron", Katharine Newlin Burt.