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Synonyms for combkoʊm

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  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

    comb, 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"

    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, comb, 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, comb, disembroil, untangle, disinvolve, weed out, straighten out


  1. comb(noun)

    cockscomb, crest

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List of paraphrases:

combis, comb., alveoli

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