(noun) a check or restraint on something. “plans to introduce tougher curbs on insider dealing”
(noun) a type of bit with a strap or chain attached which passes under a horse’s lower jaw, used as a check
(noun) a swelling on the back of a horse’s hock, caused by spraining a ligament.
(verb) restrain or keep in check. “she promised she would curb her temper”
(verb) restrain (a horse) by means of a curb.“both men were instinctively curbing their horses”
(verb) lead (a dog being walked) near the curb to urinate or defecate, in order to avoid soiling buildings, pavements, etc.
Curb meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)
सांकल, नियंत्रण रखना, पटरी का किनारा लगान की कड़ी, निप्रह, नियंत्रण, फुटपाथ, अटकाव, कड़ी, दबाव, नियंत्रण, प्रतिबंध, प्रतिबन्ध, फुटपाथ, रुकावट, रोक, अधीन करना, अपने मन का बना लेना, लगान देना, नियंत्रण करना, नियंत्रण रखना, वश में रखना, नियंत्रण करना, रोकना
late 15th century (denoting a strap fastened to the bit): from Old French courber ‘bend, bow’, from Latin curvare
Curb in a sentence (word usage in recent Hindu newspaper)
HIV prevention drug can curb the epidemic for high-risk groups in India
In India, alcohol consumption increased by 38%; this means adults in … to alcohol will help curb non-communicable diseases, says the report.
India to curb tea exports to Pak, Kolkata: Indian tea producers have said they are ready to curb exports to Pakistan as part of an economic offence in response to the Pulwama …
India can curb TB deaths by 28% of tuberculosis related deaths over the next 30 years by subsidising tests and supporting patients to …
India has decided to curb the import of “non-essential items” and take further measures to boost exports as New Delhi seeks to reduce its …
Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of Curb
It was very difficult to CURB(control/restrain) myself after seeing those luscious CURVEs in her body. 😉
(adj) lacking imaginativeness or originality; “prosaic language can’t convey the experience”
(adj) commonplace; unromantic; “the masses were too preoccupied by prosaic day-to-day concerns”
Prosaic (प्रोज़ेइक / प्रोज़ैइक) meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi Dictionary)
नीरस, फीका, बेरस, मामूली, शुष्क, साधारण
late 16th century (as a noun denoting a prose writer): from late Latin prosaicus, from Latin prosa ‘straightforward (discourse)’ (see prose). Current senses of the adjective date from the mid 18th century.
Prosaic in a sentence (word usage in recent newspaper)
While England’s batting is so strong, the same cannot be said for their bowling which can have a prosaic look to it.
Think of words that add emphasise to your sentence, instead of going for the prosaic and easy words.
Tired of his prosaic job, Mumbai-based writer Shatrujeet Nath took a similar plunge midway through his journalistic career.
His methods might seem prosaic and a throwback to another era, but he brought stability to the Caribbean side through the course of the year.
The reality was somewhat more prosaic.
Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of prosaic
Prosaic – Prozac is a tablet given to depressed people. Depressed people are dull and unimaginative