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curb

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of curb

  1. something that limits one's freedom of action or choice these international regulations act as a curb on the plundering of a nation's archaeological treasures Synonyms check, circumscription, condition, constraint, restriction, fetter, limitation, restraint, strictureRelated Words exception, proviso, qualification, reservation, stipulation, strings; ban, prohibition, proscriptionNear Antonyms freedom, latitude


curb

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of curb

  1. to keep from exceeding a desirable degree or level (as of expression) try to curb your curiosity when it comes to your neighbors' business Synonyms bridle, check, constrain, contain, control, govern, hold, inhibit, keep, measure, pull in, regulate, rein (in), restrain, rule, tameRelated Words bottle (up), choke (back), hold back, mince, muffle, pocket, repress, sink, smother, squelch, stifle, strangle, suppress, swallow; arrest, interrupt, stop; block, hamper, handcuff, hinder, impede, obstruct; gag, muzzle, silenceNear Antonyms liberate, loose, loosen, unleash; air, express, take out, ventAntonyms lose


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