1. comb-out, teasing, comb, combing

usage: the act of removing tangles from you hair with a comb

2. comb-out, disposal, disposition

usage: the act of carefully weeding out unwanted things or people; "the department got a good comb-out"


1. weed out, comb out, get rid of, remove

usage: remove unwanted elements; "The company weeded out the incompetent people"; "The new law weeds out the old inequities"

2. 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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