verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
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Origin of comb1
OTHER WORDS FROM combcomb·less, adjectivecomb·less·ness, nounun·combed, adjectivewell-combed, adjective
Words nearby comb
Definition for comb (2 of 4)
Definition for comb (3 of 4)
or comb, coomb, coombe
Origin of combe
Definition for comb (4 of 4)
Example sentences from the Web for comb
Upon landing, he was reportedly spotted wandering the tarmac with only a comb in his pocket.
Comb the coast, and you could stumble upon that dream weekend retreat.World-Famous Architects Design Dollhouses For New Charity Project|Chloë Ashby|November 1, 2013|DAILY BEAST
He called on Libyans to “sweep through Tripoli and comb it for traitors.”
For the next few hours, police used search dogs to comb the woods for the man.
Her readers, some of whom she calls obsessive, comb her blog and her Tweets for clues.
The scene made her tremble to such a degree that her comb fell, her hair rolled down, and she turned pale.The Lily of the Valley|Honore de Balzac
The comb comprises about thirty hexagonal cells circularly arranged, those of the circumference being lower and smaller.
At length he reached the shores divine, and thither strayed Puapae, daughter of the god, looking for her comb which she had lost.Custom and Myth|Andrew Lang
To remedy this inconvenience, and to make the comb steady, they had recourse to a most ingenious expedient.
When a row is finished it is pressed tightly to the rest of the web by means of a comb inserted into the warp.Behind the Veil in Persia and Turkish Arabia|M. E. Hume-Griffith
British Dictionary definitions for comb (1 of 2)
Word Origin for comb
British Dictionary definitions for comb (2 of 2)
Idioms and Phrases with comb
see fine-tooth comb.