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Synonyms for sub
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. bomber, grinder, hero, hero sandwich, hoagie, hoagy, Cuban sandwich, Italian sandwich, poor boy, sub, submarine, submarine sandwich, torpedo, wedge, zep(noun)

    a large sandwich made of a long crusty roll split lengthwise and filled with meats and cheese (and tomato and onion and lettuce and condiments); different names are used in different sections of the United States

    Synonyms:
    gunman, gunslinger, chock, pigboat, hired gun, molar, paladin, hacek, torpedo, wedge heel, gun, numbfish, hero, shooter, crampfish, mill, wedge shape, submarine sandwich, milling machinery, submarine, zep, hit man, fighter, gun for hire, hitman, grinder, bomber, electric ray, hoagy, triggerman, wedge, cuneus, hero sandwich, champion, hoagie, poor boy

  2. submarine, pigboat, sub, U-boat(verb)

    a submersible warship usually armed with torpedoes

    Synonyms:
    wedge, zep, poor boy, hoagie, bomber, submarine, grinder, hero sandwich, hoagy, submarine sandwich, hero, pigboat, torpedo

  3. substitute, sub, stand in, fill in(verb)

    be a substitute

    "The young teacher had to substitute for the sick colleague"; "The skim milk substitutes for cream--we are on a strict diet"

    Synonyms:
    make out, fill in, exchange, shade, fill out, step in, deputise, stand in, complete, replace, deputize, interchange, substitute

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "sub":

    sup, ncm, submarine, udb, assistant, auxiliary, bathosub, under, subinventory, underwater, subkey, undersea, subsea, u-boat, secondary

Nicknames

  1. List of known nicknames for "Sub":

    Andreas Mangweth

How to pronounce sub?

Alex
Alex
US English
Daniel
Daniel
British
Karen
Karen
Australian
Veena
Veena
Indian

How to say sub in sign language?

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How to use sub in a sentence?

  1. Prime Minister David Cameron:

    It is wrong for the United Kingdom to sub-contract its security to other countries, and to expect the aircrews of other nations to carry the burdens and the risks of striking ISIL in Syria to stop terrorism here in Britain.

  2. Sprinter Andre de Grasse:

    I was grateful for the victory but not happy with the time. I wanted a sub-20 seconds. But it's a long process, i'm not yet fully healthy and still have a lot of work to do to be really back in shape. But I have time before the World Championship.

  3. Carlos Cobian:

    For her to come to teach at Socorro, being a sub, like 90% of the students here are Mexicans and Latinos.

  4. Lorne Baring:

    The CDS (credit default swap) market is indicating a future financial stress for bond holders in the banking sector. There are concerns that the banking sector is undercapitalised in Europe and credit conditions are sub-optimal, combined with the global macro backdrop, with Chinese growth slowing down, there is a natural impact around the world and the banking sector is bearing the brunt. There could be a wave of defaults in the energy sector and that will damage the balance sheet of the banking sector.

  5. Tarun Kataria:

    It's massively sub-optimal for the issuer since the bankers are not sufficiently incentivised to get the best possible price execution from global investors, in addition, it reduces the banks' bargaining power in private-sector deals.


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