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Synonyms for combing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. comb, combing(noun)

    the act of drawing a comb through hair

    "his hair needed a comb"

    Synonyms:
    comb, cockscomb, coxcomb

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. combing(n)

    Synonyms:
    pectination

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "combing":

    searching, sweeping

How to pronounce combing?

Alex
Alex
US English
Daniel
Daniel
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Karen
Karen
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Veena
Veena
Indian

How to say combing in sign language?

  1. combing

Words popularity by usage frequency

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How to use combing in a sentence?

  1. Deborah Capone:

    The process of combing out is the only way to get rid of all the lice and nits.

  2. Abu Malek:

    After taking over several villages, we came from the mountains and entered the town and began combing it.

  3. Richard Pollack:

    I do expect that we will see resistance to any product with the exception perhaps of combing and heat and smothering the lice.

  4. Abba Hassan:

    Niger and Chadian planes are conducting surveillance at the moment in town and troops on the ground are combing through the streets.

  5. Coast Guard officials:

    Search crews from the Sheriffs Office are still combing the area and will continue searching depending on conditions, the river in this area is approximately 50 degrees and due to heavy rainfall and runoff in our region, the river is flowing very fast.


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