Something that limits or restricts
To control, restrict, or arrest
We've gotta curb the damage as much as possible.
Dean pulled away from the curb, keeping his speed to a parade crawl.
She had nothing to offer him to curb whatever ambition he had.
He shoved the door open with all his might, revealing the steely skies of winter and the grey cement curb outside.
The old man grabbed a metal trashcan from the curb and in one motion swung it at the car, scoring a direct hit on the windshield.