curb curb  /ˈkɜrb/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) an edge between a sidewalk and a roadway consisting of a line of curbstones (usually forming part of a gutter)
  2. (n) a horse's bit with an attached chain or strap to check the horse
  3. (n) a stock exchange in New York
  4. (n) the act of restraining power or action or limiting excess
  5. (v) lessen the intensity of; temper; hold in restraint; hold or keep within limits
  6. (v) to put down by force or authority
  7. (v) keep to the curb
  8. (v) place restrictions on

Usage(s):

  1. The prime minister makes a new call to curb violence, but Iraqis' patience with him and his government is wearing thin.
  2. The prime minister makes a new call to curb violence, but Iraqis' patience with him and his government is wearing thin: What a Surge Really Means.

News

  1. Pork industry moves fast to help curb spread of virus

    DES MOINES — The pork industry is moving quickly to curb the spread of porcine epidemic diarrhea virus (PEDV).
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Iowa Farmer

  2. INTEX Millwork Solutions Solves Curb Appeal Dilemma for Builder’s Dream Home

    Just Released, New INTEX Case Study on How Custom Rail Added to Roof of Home Provided Desired Curb Appeal (PRWeb June 13, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/6/prweb10821656.htm
    on June 13, 2013     Source: PRWeb

  3. Car jumps curb in the Bronx

    A car jumped a curb and hit a building in the South Bronx, injuring a teen and a baby, the police said. The accident happened at Westchester Avenue and Prospect Avenue at about 2 p.m. Tuesday.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: FOX 5 New York

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