Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun comb_out

2 senses of comb-out

Sense 1
comb-out, teasing -- (the act of removing tangles from you hair with a comb)
       => comb, combing -- (the act of drawing a comb through hair; "his hair needed a comb")

Sense 2
comb-out -- (the act of carefully weeding out unwanted things or people; "the department got a good comb-out")
       => disposal, disposition -- (the act or means of getting rid of something)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb comb_out

2 senses of comb out

Sense 1
weed out, comb out -- (remove unwanted elements; "The company weeded out the incompetent people"; "The new law weeds out the old inequities")
       => get rid of, remove -- (dispose of; "Get rid of these old shoes!"; "The company got rid of all the dead wood")

Sense 2
comb, comb out, disentangle -- (smoothen and neaten with or as with a comb; "comb your hair before dinner"; "comb the wool")
       => groom, neaten -- (care for one's external appearance; "He is always well-groomed")

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