Synonyms of comb


1. comb, device

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

2. comb, cockscomb, coxcomb, crest

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

3. comb, tool

usage: any of several tools for straightening fibers

4. comb, plate

usage: ciliated comb-like swimming plate of a ctenophore

5. comb, combing, hair care, haircare, hairdressing

usage: the act of drawing a comb through hair; "his hair needed a comb"


1. comb, straighten, straighten out

usage: straighten with a comb; "comb your hair"

2. comb, ransack, search

usage: search thoroughly; "They combed the area for the missing child"

3. comb, comb out, disentangle, groom, neaten

usage: smoothen and neaten with or as with a comb; "comb your hair before dinner"; "comb the wool"

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Definition and meaning of comb (Dictionary)