Definition of curtain verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

curtain

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//ˈkɜːtn//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈkɜːrtn//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they curtain
BrE BrE//ˈkɜːtn//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈkɜːrtn//
 
he / she / it curtains
BrE BrE//ˈkɜːtnz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈkɜːrtnz//
 
past simple curtained
BrE BrE//ˈkɜːtnd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈkɜːrtnd//
 
past participle curtained
BrE BrE//ˈkɜːtnd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈkɜːrtnd//
 
-ing form curtaining
BrE BrE//ˈkɜːtnɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈkɜːrtnɪŋ//
 
 
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curtain something to provide curtains for a window or a room Word Origin Middle English: from Old French cortine, from late Latin cortina, translation of Greek aulaia, from aulē ‘court’. Phrasal Verbscurtain somethingoff
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