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