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Synonyms for stub
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. stub(noun)

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

    Synonyms:
    nub, counterfoil, butt, ticket stub, check stub

  2. nub, stub(noun)

    a small piece

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

    Synonyms:
    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 stub(noun)

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

    Synonyms:
    nub, counterfoil, butt, ticket stub, check stub

  4. stub, check stub, counterfoil(noun)

    the part of a check that is retained as a record

    Synonyms:
    nub, counterfoil, butt, ticket stub, check stub

  5. butt, stub(verb)

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

    Synonyms:
    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. stub(verb)

    pull up (weeds) by their roots

  7. stub(verb)

    extinguish by crushing

    "stub out your cigarette now"

  8. stub(verb)

    clear of weeds by uprooting them

    "stub a field"

  9. stub(verb)

    strike (one's toe) accidentally against an object

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

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. stub(n.)

    Synonyms:
    stump

  2. stub(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    eradicate, grub up, extirpate

  3. stub(v. a.)

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

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    talon, heel, counterfoil, fragmented, snippet, strain

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