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Synonyms for stub
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. stubnoun

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

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

  2. nub, stubnoun

    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 stubnoun

    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, counterfoilnoun

    the part of a check that is retained as a record

    Synonyms:
    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)

    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. 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 Synonymes

  1. stubnoun

    Synonyms:
    stump

  2. stubverb

    Synonyms:
    eradicate, grub up, extirpate

  3. stubverb

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

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. stubnoun

    Synonyms:
    stump, counterfoil

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "stub":

    talon, heel, counterfoil, fragmented, snippet, strain

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How to use stub in a sentence?

  1. Mehmet Murat ildan:

    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!

  2. Tom Zegan:

    In our darkest moments we often stub our toe.

  3. 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.

  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.

  5. 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.

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