Synonyms of curb in English:

curb


See definition of curb

noun

1‘a curb on public spending’

SYNONYMS

restraint, restriction, check, brake, rein, control, limitation, limit, constraint, stricture

deterrent, damper, suppressant, retardant

informal crackdown, clampdown

literary trammel


verb

1‘he breathed deeply, trying to curb his temper’

SYNONYMS

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

informal button up, keep a lid on, keep the lid on

literary trammel

ANTONYMS

release