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 stub stub

noun

  • ( ) a short piece remaining on a trunk or stem where a branch is lost  ( stub )
    a short piece remaining on a trunk or stem where a branch is lost
  • the small unused part of something (especially the end of a cigarette that is left after smoking)  ( butt, stub )
    the small unused part of something (especially the end of a cigarette that is left after smoking)
  • the part of a check that is retained as a record  ( check stub, counterfoil, stub )
    the part of a check that is retained as a record
  • a torn part of a ticket returned to the holder as a receipt  ( stub, ticket stub )
    a torn part of a ticket returned to the holder as a receipt
  • a small piece  ( nub, stub )
    a small piece
     a nub of coal
    a nub of coal
     a stub of a pencil
    a stub of a pencil
  • verb

  • strike (one's toe) accidentally against an object  ( stub )
    strike (one's toe) accidentally against an object
     She stubbed her toe in the dark and now it's broken
    She stubbed her toe in the dark and now it's broken
  • clear of weeds by uprooting them  ( stub )
    clear of weeds by uprooting them
     stub a field
    stub a field
  • extinguish by crushing  ( stub )
    extinguish by crushing
     stub out your cigarette now
    stub out your cigarette now
  • pull up (weeds) by their roots  ( stub )
    pull up (weeds) by their roots


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