Meaning of 'comb'

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Meaning of ‘comb’

8 definitions found.



the act of drawing a comb through hair

Example: "Their tangled hair definitely needed a comb."

Synonyms: combing


the fleshy red crest on the head of the domestic fowl and other gallinaceous birds

Synonyms: coxcomb


ciliated comb-like swimming plate of a ctenophore


a flat device with narrow pointed teeth on one edge


any of several tools for straightening fibers


to smoothen and neaten with or as with a comb

Example: "comb your hair before dinner"

Synonyms: comb out disentangle


to search thoroughly

Example: "They combed the area for the missing child"

Synonyms: ransack


to straighten with a comb

Example: "comb your hair"

Source: WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University

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