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Princeton's WordNet0.0 / 0 votes

  1. stubnoun

    a short piece remaining on a trunk or stem where a branch is lost

    nub, counterfoil, butt, ticket stub, check stub

  2. nub, stubnoun

    a small piece

    "a nub of coal"; "a stub of a pencil"

    ticket stub, nitty-gritty, meat, core, inwardness, sum, gist, heart and soul, check stub, substance, nub, center, nubble, centre, kernel, butt, essence, heart, counterfoil, marrow, pith

  3. stub, ticket stubnoun

    a torn part of a ticket returned to the holder as a receipt

    nub, counterfoil, butt, ticket stub, check stub

  4. stub, check stub, counterfoilnoun

    the part of a check that is retained as a record

    nub, counterfoil, butt, ticket stub, check stub

  5. butt, stubverb

    the small unused part of something (especially the end of a cigarette that is left after smoking)

    ticket stub, fanny, nub, tail, seat, butt, nates, rear end, stooge, can, target, counterfoil, fundament, goat, posterior, buttocks, behind, cigarette, stern, bottom, check stub, backside, bum, buns, hindquarters, tail end, derriere, tooshie, hind end, butt joint, rump, butt end, keister, coffin nail, ass, prat, arse, cigaret, rear, tush, laughingstock

  6. stubverb

    pull up (weeds) by their roots

  7. stubverb

    extinguish by crushing

    "stub out your cigarette now"

  8. stubverb

    clear of weeds by uprooting them

    "stub a field"

  9. stubverb

    strike (one's toe) accidentally against an object

    "She stubbed her toe in the dark and now it's broken"

Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. stubnoun


  2. stubverb

    eradicate, grub up, extirpate

  3. stubverb

    [colloquial, U. S.] strike (as the toes, against a stump, stone, &c.)

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words0.0 / 0 votes

  1. stubnoun

    stump, counterfoil

PPDB, the paraphrase database0.0 / 0 votes

  1. List of paraphrases for "stub":

    talon, heel, counterfoil, fragmented, snippet, strain

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  1. Nitsana Darshan-Leitner:

    China is in a position to veto and stub out any effort by United States to pass a resolution against it in the The United Nations Security Council, as an economic powerhouse with the ability to punish smaller countries that rely on its trade and markets, most of the 190 countries that are part of General Assembly would be loath to join in a U.S.-sponsored resolution that would condemn China for its role in the pandemic.

  2. Charles Franklin Kettering:

    You will never stub your toe standing still. The faster you go, the more chance there is of stubbing your toe, but the more chance you have of getting somewhere.

  3. Vinny Pizzapasta:

    Have you ever stubbed your toe? If so, why didn't you not stub your toe?

  4. Kristina Church:

    I see near-term risk that some investors are owning FCA shares just to access Ferrari and there may be some pull back post spin-out, but if that occurs, I believe there will likely be considerable upside potential in stub FCA.

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