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Antonyms for comb

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. comb(noun)

    a flat device with narrow pointed teeth on one edge; disentangles or arranges hair

    cockscomb, combing, coxcomb

  2. comb, cockscomb, coxcomb(noun)

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

    cockscomb, combing, common cockscomb, coxcomb

  3. comb(noun)

    any of several tools for straightening fibers

    cockscomb, combing, coxcomb

  4. comb(noun)

    ciliated comb-like swimming plate of a ctenophore

    cockscomb, combing, coxcomb

  5. comb, combing(verb)

    the act of drawing a comb through hair

    "his hair needed a comb"

    cockscomb, combing, coxcomb

  6. comb(verb)

    straighten with a comb

    "comb your hair"

    comb out, disentangle, ransack

  7. comb, ransack(verb)

    search thoroughly

    "They combed the area for the missing child"

    rifle, foray, disentangle, ransack, loot, despoil, strip, comb out, pillage, reave, plunder

  8. comb, comb out, disentangle(verb)

    smoothen and neaten with or as with a comb

    "comb your hair before dinner"; "comb the wool"

    unsnarl, disentangle, ransack, unwind, extricate, comb out, disencumber, disembroil, untangle, disinvolve, weed out, straighten out


  1. comb(noun)

    cockscomb, crest

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. comb(n)

    crest, caruncle, head-tuft

How to use comb in a sentence?

  1. Edward Tricomi:

    Use a blow-dry serum on your hair as it dries, add the serum and then comb through your hair – the serum will help cut down frizziness.

  2. Shel Silverstein:

    Draw a crazy picture,Write a nutty poem,Sing a mumble-gumble song,Whistle through your comb.Do a loony-goony dance'Cross the kitchen floor,Put something silly in the worldThat ain't been there before.

  3. Hugh Hefner:

    If there is anyone who felt it was OK to touch, that's not someone we have inside our four walls, you do so much work, putting in everything —' How is the silverware laid out ?' ' What's the lighting ?' — and it takes one table of drunk knuckleheads to throw off the whole thing. So you have to comb your clients and you have to teach them as much as anyone else.

  4. Belgian Proverb:

    Experience is the comb that nature gives us when we are bald.

  5. Judith Stern:

    Experience a comb life gives you after you lose your hair.

How to pronounce comb?

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How to say comb in sign language?

  1. comb

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