comb

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comb is part of the Basic English 850.

Pronunciation[change]

  • (file)

Noun[change]

Singular
comb

Plural
combs

A comb
  1. A person moves a comb through their hair many times to make their hair look nice.
    Joe always had a comb in his pocket.

Verb[change]

Plain form
comb

Third-person singular
combs

Past tense
combed

Past participle
combed

Present participle
combing

  1. To move a comb through hair
    I washed and combed my hair.
  2. To look carefully for something
    The police combed the forest for the person but didn't find him.