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pub

 (pŭb)
n.
A place of business serving beer or other alcoholic drinks and often basic meals.

[Short for public house.]

pub

(pʌb)
n
1. (Commerce) chiefly Formal name: public house Brit a building with a bar and one or more public rooms licensed for the sale and consumption of alcoholic drink, often also providing light meals
2. (Brewing) chiefly Formal name: public house Brit a building with a bar and one or more public rooms licensed for the sale and consumption of alcoholic drink, often also providing light meals
3. (Commerce) Austral and NZ a hotel
vb, pubs, pubbing or pubbed
(Brewing) (intr) informal to visit a pub or pubs (esp in the phrase go pubbing)

pub

(pʌb)

n.
a bar or tavern.
[1855–60; short for public house]

pub.

1. public.
2. publication.
3. published.
4. publisher.
5. publishing.

pub

bar
1. 'pub'

In Britain, a pub is a building where people meet friends and have drinks, especially alcoholic drinks, and sometimes food.

John was in the pub last night and he bought me a drink.

In formal English, this can also be called a public house.

The Green Man is often seen as a name or sign on public houses.
2. 'bar'

In American English, a place where you can buy and drink alcoholic drinks is usually called a bar.

After work they went to a bar downtown.

In British English, the word bar is sometimes used, especially to refer to a place serving alcoholic drinks that is part of a larger building, or in expressions such as wine bar and cocktail bar.

I'll meet you in the hotel bar in 20 minutes.
See bar

pub


Past participle: pubbed
Gerund: pubbing

Imperative
pub
pub
Present
I pub
you pub
he/she/it pubs
we pub
you pub
they pub
Preterite
I pubbed
you pubbed
he/she/it pubbed
we pubbed
you pubbed
they pubbed
Present Continuous
I am pubbing
you are pubbing
he/she/it is pubbing
we are pubbing
you are pubbing
they are pubbing
Present Perfect
I have pubbed
you have pubbed
he/she/it has pubbed
we have pubbed
you have pubbed
they have pubbed
Past Continuous
I was pubbing
you were pubbing
he/she/it was pubbing
we were pubbing
you were pubbing
they were pubbing
Past Perfect
I had pubbed
you had pubbed
he/she/it had pubbed
we had pubbed
you had pubbed
they had pubbed
Future
I will pub
you will pub
he/she/it will pub
we will pub
you will pub
they will pub
Future Perfect
I will have pubbed
you will have pubbed
he/she/it will have pubbed
we will have pubbed
you will have pubbed
they will have pubbed
Future Continuous
I will be pubbing
you will be pubbing
he/she/it will be pubbing
we will be pubbing
you will be pubbing
they will be pubbing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been pubbing
you have been pubbing
he/she/it has been pubbing
we have been pubbing
you have been pubbing
they have been pubbing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been pubbing
you will have been pubbing
he/she/it will have been pubbing
we will have been pubbing
you will have been pubbing
they will have been pubbing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been pubbing
you had been pubbing
he/she/it had been pubbing
we had been pubbing
you had been pubbing
they had been pubbing
Conditional
I would pub
you would pub
he/she/it would pub
we would pub
you would pub
they would pub
Past Conditional
I would have pubbed
you would have pubbed
he/she/it would have pubbed
we would have pubbed
you would have pubbed
they would have pubbed
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.pub - tavern consisting of a building with a bar and public roomspub - tavern consisting of a building with a bar and public rooms; often provides light meals
alehouse - a tavern where ale is sold
bar, barroom, ginmill, saloon, taproom - a room or establishment where alcoholic drinks are served over a counter; "he drowned his sorrows in whiskey at the bar"
free house - a public house that is not controlled by a brewery and so is free to sell different brands of beer and ale
tap house, tavern - a building with a bar that is licensed to sell alcoholic drinks
Britain, Great Britain, U.K., UK, United Kingdom, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom

pub

public house
noun tavern, bar, inn, local (Brit. informal), saloon, watering hole (facetious slang), boozer (Brit., Austral., & N.Z. informal), roadhouse, hostelry (archaic or facetious), alehouse (archaic), taproom He was in the pub until closing time.
Quotations
"There is nothing which has yet been contrived by man, by which so much happiness is produced, as by a good tavern or inn" [Dr. Johnson]
Translations
hospoda
pub
kapakkapubi
krčmapub
kocsmakorcsma
krá
パブ
술집
cârciumă
lokalpub
pubkrog
บาร์
quán rượu

pub

[pʌb] (Brit)
A. Npub m, bar m
B. CPD pub crawl N to go on a pub crawlir de chateo or de parranda (de bar en bar)

pub

[ˈpʌb] npub m pub crawl, pub lunch, pub quizpub crawl n
to go on a pub crawl → faire la tournée des bars

pub

n (esp Brit) → Kneipe f (inf), → Wirtschaft f, → Lokal nt; (in the country) → Gasthaus nt, → Wirtshaus nt; let’s go to the pubkomm, wir gehen einen trinken or wir gehen in die Kneipe (inf); pub grub/lunch in Trinkgaststätten servierter Imbiss

pub

[pʌb] n (Brit) → pub m inv

pub

حَانَة hospoda pub Kneipe παμπ bar pubi pub pub pub パブ 술집 pub pub pub bar трактир pub บาร์ birahane quán rượu 酒馆
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