a short piece remaining on a trunk or stem where a branch is lost
a small piece
"a nub of coal"; "a stub of a pencil"
stub, ticket stub(noun)
a torn part of a ticket returned to the holder as a receipt
stub, check stub, counterfoil(noun)
the part of a check that is retained as a record
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
pull up (weeds) by their roots
extinguish by crushing
"stub out your cigarette now"
clear of weeds by uprooting them
"stub a field"
strike (one's toe) accidentally against an object
"She stubbed her toe in the dark and now it's broken"
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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.
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.
In our darkest moments we often stub our toe.
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.
If there is no adventure in your life, it is as if you live no life! Adventure is the real soul of man; without it, He is a stub!
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- esborranyCatalan, Valencian
- ausroden, Abriss, Stub, Stumpf, stoßen, roden, Stutzen, AbreißzettelGerman
- resguardo, cepa, cachito, tocón, esbozoSpanish
- tynkä, kitkeä, kanta, juuria, töpöFinnish
- talon, moignon, ébauche, soucheFrench
- կճատ, կոճղArmenian
- abbozzo, mozzicone, sradicare, moncherino, matriceItalian
- 그루, 그루터기Korean
- stomp, stotenDutch
- tsehégodNavajo, Navaho
- корешок, обломок, болванка, огрызокRussian
- taslak, kütükTurkish
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