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dub 1

 (dŭb)
tr.v. dubbed, dub·bing, dubs
1. To tap lightly on the shoulder by way of conferring knighthood.
2. To honor with a new title or description.
3. To give a name to facetiously or playfully; nickname.
4. To strike, cut, or rub (timber or leather, for example) so as to make even or smooth.
5. To dress (a fowl).
6. To execute (a golf stroke, for example) poorly.
n.
An awkward person or player; a bungler.

[Middle English dubben, from Old English dubbian, perhaps from Old French aduber.]

dub 2

 (dŭb)
v. dubbed, dub·bing, dubs
v.tr.
1. To thrust at; poke.
2. To beat (a drum).
v.intr.
1. To make a thrust.
2. To beat on a drum.
n.
1. The act of dubbing.
2. A drumbeat.

[Perhaps from Low German dubben, to hit, strike.]

dub 3

 (dŭb)
tr.v. dubbed, dub·bing, dubs
1.
a. To transfer (recorded material) onto a new recording medium.
b. To copy (a record or tape).
2. To insert a new soundtrack, often a synchronized translation of the original dialogue, into (a film).
3. To add (sound) into a film or tape: dub in strings behind the vocal.
n.
1. The new sounds added by dubbing.
2. A dubbed copy of a tape or record.
3. A mostly instrumental style of music originating in Jamaica, produced by remixing existing recordings to emphasize drum and bass rhythms and adding audio effects.

[Short for double.]

dub′ber n.

dub 4

 (dŭb)
n. Scots
A puddle or small pool.

[Origin unknown.]

dub

(dʌb)
vb, dubs, dubbing or dubbed
1. (tr) to invest (a person) with knighthood by the ritual of tapping on the shoulder with a sword
2. (tr) to invest with a title, name, or nickname
3. (Tanning) (tr) to dress (leather) by rubbing
4. (Angling) angling to dress (a fly)
n
(Instruments) the sound of a drum
[Old English dubbian; related to Old Norse dubba to dub a knight, Old High German tubili plug, peg]

dub

(dʌb)
vb, dubs, dubbing or dubbed
1. (Film) to alter the soundtrack of (an old recording, film, etc)
2. (Film) (tr) to substitute for the soundtrack of (a film) a new soundtrack, esp in a different language
3. (Film) (tr) to provide (a film or tape) with a soundtrack
4. (Electronics) (tr) to alter (a taped soundtrack) by removing some parts and exaggerating others
n
5. (Film) films television the new sounds added
6. (Pop Music)
a. music a style of record production associated with reggae, involving the removal or exaggeration of instrumental parts, extensive use of echo, etc
b. (as modifier): a dub mix.
[C20: shortened from double]

dub

(dʌb)
vb, dubs, dubbing or dubbed
informal Austral and NZ short for double-bank

dub

(dʌb)
n
a clumsy or awkward person or player
vb, dubs, dubbing or dubbed
(Golf) to bungle (a shot), as in golf
[C19: of uncertain origin]

dub

(dʌb)
n
dialect Scot and Northern English a pool of water; puddle
[C16: Scottish dialect dubbe; related to Middle Low German dobbe]

dub

(dʌb)
vb, dubs, dubbing or dubbed
(intr; foll by in, up, or out) slang to contribute to the cost of (something); pay
[C19: of obscure origin]

dub1

(dʌb)

v.t. dubbed, dub•bing.
1. to invest with name, epithet, nickname, or title: He was dubbed a hero.
2. to strike lightly with a sword in the ceremony of conferring knighthood.
[1175–1225; Middle English; late Old English *dubbian < Anglo-French dubber, dobber, aph. form of ad(o)uber=a- a-5 + -do(u)ber < Frankish *dubban to strike, beat, c. Low German dubben, dub3; compare daube]
dub′ber, n.

dub2

(dʌb)

n. Slang.
an awkward, unskillful person.
[1885–90; of expressive orig., compare flub, flubdub, dub3]

dub3

(dʌb)

v.t. dubbed, dub•bing.
1. to hit (a golf ball) poorly.
2. to execute poorly.
[1505–15; appar. same as dub1]

dub4

(dʌb)

v. dubbed, dub•bing,
n. v.t.
1. to furnish (a film or tape) with a new sound track, as one recorded in the language of the country of import.
2. to add (music, speech, etc.) to a film or tape recording (often fol. by in).
3. to copy (a tape or disc).
n.
4. the new sounds added to a film or tape.
[1925–30; short for double]
dub′ber, n.

dub5

(dʌb)

n. Chiefly Scot.
a pool of water; puddle.
[1490–1500; of obscure orig.; perhaps akin to German Tümpel pond, puddle]

dub

- Meaning "to provide a film with a soundtrack," it is an abbreviation of "double."
See also related terms for provide.

dub


Past participle: dubbed
Gerund: dubbing

Imperative
dub
dub
Present
I dub
you dub
he/she/it dubs
we dub
you dub
they dub
Preterite
I dubbed
you dubbed
he/she/it dubbed
we dubbed
you dubbed
they dubbed
Present Continuous
I am dubbing
you are dubbing
he/she/it is dubbing
we are dubbing
you are dubbing
they are dubbing
Present Perfect
I have dubbed
you have dubbed
he/she/it has dubbed
we have dubbed
you have dubbed
they have dubbed
Past Continuous
I was dubbing
you were dubbing
he/she/it was dubbing
we were dubbing
you were dubbing
they were dubbing
Past Perfect
I had dubbed
you had dubbed
he/she/it had dubbed
we had dubbed
you had dubbed
they had dubbed
Future
I will dub
you will dub
he/she/it will dub
we will dub
you will dub
they will dub
Future Perfect
I will have dubbed
you will have dubbed
he/she/it will have dubbed
we will have dubbed
you will have dubbed
they will have dubbed
Future Continuous
I will be dubbing
you will be dubbing
he/she/it will be dubbing
we will be dubbing
you will be dubbing
they will be dubbing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been dubbing
you have been dubbing
he/she/it has been dubbing
we have been dubbing
you have been dubbing
they have been dubbing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been dubbing
you will have been dubbing
he/she/it will have been dubbing
we will have been dubbing
you will have been dubbing
they will have been dubbing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been dubbing
you had been dubbing
he/she/it had been dubbing
we had been dubbing
you had been dubbing
they had been dubbing
Conditional
I would dub
you would dub
he/she/it would dub
we would dub
you would dub
they would dub
Past Conditional
I would have dubbed
you would have dubbed
he/she/it would have dubbed
we would have dubbed
you would have dubbed
they would have dubbed
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.dub - the new sounds added by dubbing
auditory sensation, sound - the subjective sensation of hearing something; "he strained to hear the faint sounds"
Verb1.dub - give a nickname to
call, name - assign a specified (usually proper) proper name to; "They named their son David"; "The new school was named after the famous Civil Rights leader"
2.dub - provide (movies) with a soundtrack of a foreign language
motion picture, motion-picture show, movie, moving picture, moving-picture show, pic, film, picture show, flick, picture - a form of entertainment that enacts a story by sound and a sequence of images giving the illusion of continuous movement; "they went to a movie every Saturday night"; "the film was shot on location"
synchronise, synchronize - make (motion picture sound) exactly simultaneous with the action; "synchronize this film"
3.dub - raise (someone) to knighthood; "The Beatles were knighted"
ennoble, gentle, entitle - give a title to someone; make someone a member of the nobility

dub

verb
1. name, call, term, style, label, nickname, designate, christen, denominate He dubbed her the most exciting woman in the world.
2. knight, entitle, confer knighthood upon a picture of him being dubbed `Sir' Frank by a look-alike Queen

dub

verb
To give a name or title to:
noun
A clumsy person:
Slang: screwup.
Translations
يُدَبْلِج، يُضيف صَوْتا بِلُغَةٍ أخْرىيُضيفُ مُؤَثِّراتٍ صَوْتِيَّهيُلَقِّب، يُسَمّي
dabovatpřezdívatprovést postsynchron
dubbeeftersynkroniseregive tilnavnkalde
kutsualyödä ritariksinimittää
hljóîsetjanefna, kalla
dot palamu/iesaukudublētieskaņot
dabovať
ad takmakdublaj yapmakkonuşma vb. eklemekmüzikseslendirmek

dub

[dʌb] VT
1. (Cine) → doblar
the film was dubbed into Spanishla película estaba doblada al español
2. (= nickname) → apodar
they dubbed him "Shorty"lo apodaron "Shorty"
3. [+ knight] → armar caballero a

dub

[ˈdʌb] vt
(= call) to dub sb sth → surnommer qn qch
a man dubbed 'the terminator' → un homme surnommé 'le finisseur'
to dub sb as sth (= describe as) → qualifier qn de qch
[+ film] → doubler
to be dubbed into sth [film] → être doublé(e) en qch
The film was dubbed into French → Le film était doublé en français.

dub

1
vt
to dub somebody a knightjdn zum Ritter schlagen
(= nickname)taufen
filmsynchronisieren; the film was dubbed into Frenchder Film war französisch synchronisiert

dub

2
n (US inf) → Tollpatsch m

dub

3
n (Mus) → Dub nt

dub

[dʌb] vt
a. (Cine) → doppiare
b. (nickname) → ribattezzare, soprannominare
they dubbed him "Shorty" → l'hanno ribattezzato or soprannominato "Shorty"

dub1

(dab) past tense, past participle dubbed verb
1. to give (a film) a new sound-track (eg in a different language).
2. to add sound effects or music to (a film etc).
ˈdubbing noun

dub2

(dab) past tense, past participle dubbed verb
to nickname. He was dubbed Shorty because of his size.
References in classic literature ?
Silverstein is a dub, and a softy, and a knocker," he said good-humoredly.
No taking chances with a dub that's likely to sneak a lucky one across.
A great uproar was raised, but he was unsuspected; while Dub, an awkward blunderer who was always getting caught, was punished for Buck's misdeed.
Here," he would say, "here's a dub for ye to jump, my Whiggie
For example, if I wanted a board, I had no other way but to cut down a tree, set it on an edge before me, and hew it flat on either side with my axe, till I brought it to be thin as a plank, and then dub it smooth with my adze.
It's a fine job this day, and no better crew to clean up after the dubs of motormen.
DJ Tom Loud's Hot Dub Time Machine Australian Tour which will be held in October/November 2014 has officially been announced and tickets for it are now on sale.
Their first releases were the singles Power One and Power Two, which became hits on the dub scene in the early '90s.
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This collective, comprising a rotating roster of musicians on New York's Easy Star label, has taken Jacko's masterpiece and given it a rum punch cocktail of reggae rhythms, dub beats and tight horns.
WITH its peeling walls charm, the freshly opened African and Caribbean Centre was an accommodating home for the frenetic breakbeat, ska and dub of the Dub Pistols' unpretentious dance tunes.
studios since they automatically dub all content themselves, but it is becoming a huge problem for indies who are unable to monetize all their library material.