Synonyme von curb
to control or restrainHe must learn to curb that temper of his.
He grabbed my arm, partly to restrain me.
Try to control that temper of yours.
Today's meeting must focus on checking the spread of violence.
The city authorities said the curfew had contained the violence.
The shoulder straps restrict movement.
They are hoping that she will be persuaded to moderate her views.
Liz thought of Barry and suppressed a smile.
buildings which inhibit the supply of light and air
He forced himself to subdue and overcome his fears.
Landslides are continuing to hinder the arrival of relief supplies.
People who repress their emotions risk having nightmares.
I was constrained by family commitments.
Continuing violence will retard negotiations.
Fallen rocks are impeding the progress of rescue workers.
He complained of being muzzled by the chairman.
I must learn to bridle my tongue.
stem the flow of,
keep a tight rein on
something that restrains or holds backHe called for much stricter curbs on immigration.
Criminals could cross into the country without restraint.
There are to be tighter controls on land speculation.
There is a check on the number of people allowed in the venue.
Illness had put a brake on his progress.
There is to be no limitation on the number of opposition parties.
He wrapped his horse's reins round his left wrist.
They seriously believe that capital punishment is a deterrent.
She dismounted and took her horse's bridle.
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in the sense of brake
something that slows down or stops progressIllness had put a brake on his progress.
in the sense of bridle
to restrainI must learn to bridle my tongue.
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