Definitions For Curb


  • The act of restraining power or action or limiting excess
  • A stock exchange in New York
  • An edge between a sidewalk and a roadway consisting of a line of curbstones (usually forming part of a gutter)
  • A horse's bit with an attached chain or strap to check the horse
  • A short border along the edge of a street that is usually made of stone or concrete
  • Something that controls or limits something else


  • Place restrictions on
  • Keep to the curb
  • Lessen the intensity of; temper; hold in restraint; hold or keep within limits
  • To control or limit (something)

Is Curb a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

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Words with Friends

The word Curb is worth 8 points in Scrabble and 11 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Curb in a Sentence

  • We sat on the curb eating our ice cream.
  • These international regulations act as a curb on the plundering of a nation's archaeological treasures
  • The legislation is intended to curb price and wage increases.
  • Pills designed to curb your appetite

Synonyms for Curb

Antonyms for Curb

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