Definisi 'curb'

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noun
1 an edge between a sidewalk and a roadway consisting of a line of curbstones (usually forming part of a gutter) Terjemahkan
source: wordnet30

2 a horse's bit with an attached chain or strap to check the horse Terjemahkan
source: wordnet30

3 a stock exchange in New York Terjemahkan
source: wordnet30

4 the act of restraining power or action or limiting excess Terjemahkan
Example:
his common sense is a bridle to his quick temper
source: wordnet30

5 That which curbs, restrains, or subdues; a check or hindrance; esp., a chain or strap attached to the upper part of the branches of a bit, and capable of being drawn tightly against the lower jaw of the horse. Terjemahkan
source: webster1913

verb
6 lessen the intensity of; temper; hold in restraint; hold or keep within limits Terjemahkan
Example:
moderate your alcohol intake
hold your tongue
hold your temper
control your anger
source: wordnet30

7 to put down by force or authority Terjemahkan
Example:
suppress a nascent uprising
stamp down on littering
conquer one's desires
source: wordnet30

8 keep to the curb Terjemahkan
Example:
curb your dogs
source: wordnet30

9 place restrictions on Terjemahkan
Example:
curtail drinking in school
source: wordnet30

10 To bend or curve Terjemahkan
source: webster1913

11 To bend; to crouch; to cringe. Terjemahkan
source: webster1913


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