curb

kəːb

noun

a check or restraint on something.

plans to introduce tougher curbs on insider dealing

restraint,restriction,check,brake,rein,control,limitation,limit,constraint,stricture,deterrent,damper,suppressant,retardant,crackdown,clampdown,trammel

verb

restrain or keep in check.

she promised she would curb her temper

restrain,hold back,keep back,hold in,repress,suppress,fight back,bite back,keep in check,check,control,keep under control,rein in,keep a tight rein on,contain,discipline,govern,bridle,tame,subdue,stifle,smother,swallow,choke back,muzzle,silence,muffle,strangle,gag,limit,put a limit on,keep within bounds,put the brakes on,slow down,retard,restrict,constrain,deter,impede,inhibit,freeze,peg,button up,keep a/the lid on,trammel

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