HyperDic: comb_out

English > 2 senses of the expression comb out:
VERBpossessioncomb out, weed outremove unwanted elements
bodycomb out, comb, disentanglesmoothen and neaten with or as with a comb
English > comb out: 2 senses > verb 1, possession
MeaningRemove unwanted elements.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Something ----s something
Synonymweed out
Broaderget rid of, removedispose of
Nounscomb-outthe act of carefully weeding out unwanted things or people
English > comb out: 2 senses > verb 2, body
Meaningsmoothen and neaten with or as with a comb.
PatternSomebody ----s something
ModelThey comb out their hair
Synonymscomb, disentangle
Narrowerslick, slick down, sleek downGive a smooth and glossy appearance
tease, fluffruffle (one's hair) by combing the ends towards the scalp, for a full effect
Broadergroom, neatencare for one's external appearance
Spanishdesenmarañar, desenredar, peinar
Nounscomb-outthe act of removing tangles from you hair with a comb

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