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Engelsk navneord: curb

1. curb (om genstand) an edge between a sidewalk and a roadway consisting of a line of curbstones (usually forming part of a gutter)

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)curbing, kerb

Mindre specifikke termeredge

Omfatter disse specifikke termercurbstone, kerbstone

2. curb (om genstand) a horse's bit with an attached chain or strap to check the horse

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)curb bit

Mindre specifikke termerbit

3. Curb (om genstand) a stock exchange in New York

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)American Stock Exchange, AMEX

Eksempler på forekomster af mindre specifikke termersecurities market, stock exchange, stock market

4. curb (om handling) the act of restraining power or action or limiting excess

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHis common sense is a bridle to his quick temper.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)bridle, check

Mindre specifikke termerrestraint

Engelsk udsagnsord: curb

1. curb (om adfærd) lessen the intensity of; temper; hold in restraint; hold or keep within limits

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningModerate your alcohol intake.
Hold your tongue.
Hold your temper.
Control your anger.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)check, contain, control, hold, hold in, moderate

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something

Mindre specifikke termerhold back, keep, keep back, restrain

Mere specifikke termerabnegate, bate, bound, catch, confine, conquer, counteract, countercheck, crucify, curb, damp, deny, inhibit, limit, mortify, restrain, restrict, restrict, stamp down, subdue, subdue, suppress, thermostat, throttle, train, trammel

2. curb (om ændring) to put down by force or authority

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningSuppress a nascent uprising.
Stamp down on littering.
Conquer one's desires.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)conquer, inhibit, stamp down, subdue, suppress

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody.
Something ----s somebody.
Something ----s something

Mindre specifikke termercheck, contain, control, curb, hold, hold in, moderate

Mere specifikke termerblink, blink away, burke, choke back, choke down, choke off, dampen, hush, hush up, muffle, quell, quench, quieten, repress, shut up, silence, silence, smother, squelch, stifle, stifle, still, strangle, wink

3. curb (om relation) keep to the curb

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningCurb your dogs.

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something

Mindre specifikke termerconstrain, cumber, encumber, restrain

4. curb (om ændring) place restrictions on

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningCurtail drinking in school.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)curtail, cut back, restrict

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s somebody.
Something ----s something

Mindre specifikke termercircumscribe, confine, limit

Mere specifikke termerabridge, immobilise, immobilize

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