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stub

 (stŭb)
n.
1. The usually short end remaining after something bigger has been used up: a pencil stub; a cigarette stub.
2. Something cut short or arrested in development: a stub of a tail.
3.
a. The part of a check or receipt retained as a record.
b. The part of a ticket returned as a voucher of payment.
4. An entry that has minimal text, no text, or has not been written in full in an online reference work.
tr.v. stubbed, stub·bing, stubs
1.
a. To pull up (weeds) by the roots.
b. To clear (a field) of weeds.
2. To strike (one's toe or foot) against something accidentally.
3. To snuff out (a cigarette butt) by crushing.

[Middle English stubbe, tree stump, from Old English stybb.]

stub

(stʌb)
n
1. a short piece remaining after something has been cut, removed, etc: a cigar stub.
2. the residual piece or section of a receipt, ticket, cheque, etc
3. (Banking & Finance) US and Canadian the part of a cheque, postal order, receipt, etc, detached and retained as a record of the transaction. Also called (in Britain) counterfoil
4. any short projection or blunted end
5. (Forestry) the stump of a tree or plant
vb (tr) , stubs, stubbing or stubbed
6. (Pathology) to strike (one's toe, foot, etc) painfully against a hard surface
7. (Brewing) (usually foll by out) to extinguish (a cigarette or cigar) by pressing the end against a surface
8. (Agriculture) to clear (land) of stubs
9. (Agriculture) to dig up (the roots) of (a tree or bush)
[Old English stubb; related to Old Norse stubbi, Middle Dutch stubbe, Greek stupos stem, stump]

stub

(stʌb)

n., v. stubbed, stub•bing. n.
1. a short projecting piece or part.
2. a short remaining piece, as of a pencil or cigar.
3. (in a checkbook, receipt book, etc.) the inner end of each leaf, for keeping a record of the content of the part filled out and torn away.
4. the returned portion of a ticket.
5. the end of a fallen tree, shrub, or plant left fixed in the ground.
6. something having a short, blunt shape.
v.t.
7. to strike (one's toe or foot) accidentally against a projecting object.
8. to extinguish the burning end of (a cigarette or cigar) by crushing it against a solid object (often fol. by out).
9. to clear of stubs, as land.
10. to dig up by the roots.
[before 1000; Middle English stubb(e), Old English stubb tree stump]

stub


Past participle: stubbed
Gerund: stubbing

Imperative
stub
stub
Present
I stub
you stub
he/she/it stubs
we stub
you stub
they stub
Preterite
I stubbed
you stubbed
he/she/it stubbed
we stubbed
you stubbed
they stubbed
Present Continuous
I am stubbing
you are stubbing
he/she/it is stubbing
we are stubbing
you are stubbing
they are stubbing
Present Perfect
I have stubbed
you have stubbed
he/she/it has stubbed
we have stubbed
you have stubbed
they have stubbed
Past Continuous
I was stubbing
you were stubbing
he/she/it was stubbing
we were stubbing
you were stubbing
they were stubbing
Past Perfect
I had stubbed
you had stubbed
he/she/it had stubbed
we had stubbed
you had stubbed
they had stubbed
Future
I will stub
you will stub
he/she/it will stub
we will stub
you will stub
they will stub
Future Perfect
I will have stubbed
you will have stubbed
he/she/it will have stubbed
we will have stubbed
you will have stubbed
they will have stubbed
Future Continuous
I will be stubbing
you will be stubbing
he/she/it will be stubbing
we will be stubbing
you will be stubbing
they will be stubbing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been stubbing
you have been stubbing
he/she/it has been stubbing
we have been stubbing
you have been stubbing
they have been stubbing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been stubbing
you will have been stubbing
he/she/it will have been stubbing
we will have been stubbing
you will have been stubbing
they will have been stubbing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been stubbing
you had been stubbing
he/she/it had been stubbing
we had been stubbing
you had been stubbing
they had been stubbing
Conditional
I would stub
you would stub
he/she/it would stub
we would stub
you would stub
they would stub
Past Conditional
I would have stubbed
you would have stubbed
he/she/it would have stubbed
we would have stubbed
you would have stubbed
they would have stubbed
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.stub - a short piece remaining on a trunk or stem where a branch is loststub - a short piece remaining on a trunk or stem where a branch is lost
plant part, plant structure - any part of a plant or fungus
2.stub - a small piece; "a nub of coal"; "a stub of a pencil"
nubbin - a small nub (especially an undeveloped fruit or ear of corn)
part, piece - a portion of a natural object; "they analyzed the river into three parts"; "he needed a piece of granite"
3.stub - a torn part of a ticket returned to the holder as a receiptstub - a torn part of a ticket returned to the holder as a receipt
receipt - an acknowledgment (usually tangible) that payment has been made
rain check - a ticket stub entitling the holder to admission to a future event if the scheduled event was cancelled due to rain
4.stub - the part of a check that is retained as a record
record - anything (such as a document or a phonograph record or a photograph) providing permanent evidence of or information about past events; "the film provided a valuable record of stage techniques"
5.stub - the small unused part of something (especially the end of a cigarette that is left after smoking)
cigar butt - small part of a cigar that is left after smoking
cigarette butt - small part of a cigarette that is left after smoking
part, portion - something less than the whole of a human artifact; "the rear part of the house"; "glue the two parts together"
roach - the butt of a marijuana cigarette
Verb1.stub - pull up (weeds) by their roots
root out, deracinate, extirpate, uproot - pull up by or as if by the roots; "uproot the vine that has spread all over the garden"
2.stub - extinguish by crushing; "stub out your cigarette now"
blow out, extinguish, quench, snuff out - put out, as of fires, flames, or lights; "Too big to be extinguished at once, the forest fires at best could be contained"; "quench the flames"; "snuff out the candles"
3.stub - clear of weeds by uprooting them; "stub a field"
weed - clear of weeds; "weed the garden"
4.stub - strike (one's toe) accidentally against an object; "She stubbed her toe in the dark and now it's broken"
collide with, impinge on, hit, run into, strike - hit against; come into sudden contact with; "The car hit a tree"; "He struck the table with his elbow"

stub

noun
1. butt, end, stump, tail, remnant, tail end, fag end (informal), dog-end (informal) an ashtray of cigarette stubs
2. counterfoil, tab, receipt, coupon Those who still have their ticket stubs, please contact the arena.

stub

noun
Residual matter:
butt, end, fragment, ort (often used in plural), scrap, shard.
Translations
أرومَة الشَّك البَنْكيجَذْلعَقب السيجارَهيَصْطَدِم بِ
narazit sinedopalekšpačektalon
skodslipstøde
tynkä
opušak
beüti vmibe
reka ístubbursvunta
使い残り
토막
atsist pretgaliņšgalspasaknis
naraziť si
stump
ส่วนที่เหลืออยู่
mẩu

stub

[stʌb]
A. N [of cigarette] → colilla f, pitillo m; [of candle, pencil etc] → cabo m; [of cheque, receipt] → talón m; [of tree] → tocón m
B. VT to stub one's toe (on sth)dar con el dedo del pie (contra algo)
stub out VT + ADV [+ cigarette] → apagar
stub up VT + ADV [+ tree trunks] → desarraigar, quitar, arrancar

stub

[ˈstʌb]
n
[cigarette] → mégot m; [pencil] → bout m
[ticket] → talon m
[cheque] → talon m
vt
to stub one's toe → se cogner l'orteil
to stub one's toe on sth → se cogner l'orteil contre qch
stub out
vt sep [+ cigarette] → écraser

stub

n (of candle, pencil, tail)Stummel m; (of cigarette also)Kippe f; (of cheque, ticket)Abschnitt m; (of tree)Stumpf m
vt to stub one’s toe (on or against something)sich (dat)den Zeh (→ an etw dat) → stoßen, mit dem Zeh an or gegen etw (acc)stoßen; to stub out a cigaretteeine Zigarette ausdrücken

stub

[stʌb]
1. n (of cigarette, pencil) → mozzicone m; (of candle) → moccolo; (of cheque, receipt, ticket) → matrice f, talloncino
2. vt to stub one's toe (on sth)urtare or sbattere il dito del piede (contro qc)
stub out vt + adv to stub out a cigarettespegnere una sigaretta

stub

(stab) noun
1. a stump or short remaining end of eg a cigarette, pencil etc. The ashtray contained seven cigarette stubs.
2. the counterfoil or retained section of a cheque etc.
verbpast tense, past participle stubbed
to hurt (especially a toe) by striking it against something hard. She stubbed her toe(s) against the bedpost.
ˈstubby adjective
being a stub, or short and thick like a stub. a stubby tail; stubby fingers.
stub out
to extinguish (a cigarette or cigar) by pressing it against a hard surface.

stub

جَذْل nedopalek skod Stummel αποτσίγαρο colilla tynkä bout opušak matrice 使い残り 토막 stomp sneip końcówka ponta обрубок stump ส่วนที่เหลืออยู่ izmarit mẩu 存根

stub

vt (pret & pp stubbed; ger stubbing) to — one's foot (against) tropezar (con)
References in classic literature ?
Although poplars had been brought from Europe to ornament the grounds, and willows and other trees were gradually springing up nigh the dwelling, yet many a pile of snow betrayed the presence of the stump of a pine; and even, in one or two instances, unsightly remnants of trees that had been partly destroyed by fire were seen rearing their black, glistening columns twenty or thirty feet above the pure white of the snow, These, which in the language of the country are termed stubs, abounded in the open fields adjacent to the village, and were accompanied, occasionally, by the ruin of a pine or a hemlock that had been stripped of its bark, and which waved in melancholy grandeur its naked limbs to the blast, a skeleton of its former glory.
They argued at length, figuring out the odds with the aid of stubs of pencils and the backs of envelopes, but they were not confident.
Now, they surely must chew up those old stubs, and dry and sell them for smoking-tobacco.
His hands emerged, clutching a great mass of stubs, check-books, and broker's receipts.
By miracle he may," replied the swain; "What other way I see not; for we here Live on tough roots and stubs, to thirst inured More than the camel, and to drink go far-- Men to much misery and hardship born.
You know the piles are just old tree trunks and there are lots of knots and old branch stubs on them.
Skidder jumped and strewed the floor with cigarette stubs at the rap on his door.
Ay, my tonguey gentleman, I have seen father and mother and three children, yourself for one, published on the logs and stubs of the settlements, with dollars enough for reward to have made an honest man rich, for--"
She hoped that Edna would go to see her in the city, and wrote her address with the stub of a pencil on a piece of card which she found in her pocket.
But here is an end to our cover; the beavers have had the range of this stream for hundreds of years, and what atween their food and their dams, there is, as you see, many a girdled stub, but few living trees.
If you seriously desire to deceive me you must change your tobacconist; for when I see the stub of a cigarette marked Bradley, Oxford Street, I know that my friend Watson is in the neighbourhood.
Some day, when I have a better desk than a meat-tin and more helpful tools than a worn stub of pencil and a last, tattered note-book, I will write some fuller account of the Accala Indians--of our life amongst them, and of the glimpses which we had of the strange conditions of wondrous Maple White Land.