stub out


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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.stub out - extinguish by crushing; "stub out your cigar"
terminate, end - bring to an end or halt; "She ended their friendship when she found out that he had once been convicted of a crime"; "The attack on Poland terminated the relatively peaceful period after WW I"
Translations
يُطْفِئُ السِّيجارَةيُطْفِئ السيجارَه
zamáčknout
skodde
tumpata
ugasiti cigaretu
drepa í
火をもみ消す
비벼 불을 끄다
släcka
ขยี้ให้ดับ
bastırarak söndürmeksigarayı söndürmek
dập tắt

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 out

يُطْفِئُ السِّيجارَة zamáčknout skodde ausdrücken σβήνω τσιγάρο apagar tumpata écraser ugasiti cigaretu spegnere 火をもみ消す 비벼 불을 끄다 doven stumpe zgasić apagar гасить сигарету släcka ขยี้ให้ดับ sigarayı söndürmek dập tắt 踩熄
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A washington company is helping to stub out the problem of cigarette waste amongst North-East organisations.
HOW many times have you been tempted to tell the smoker sitting next to you to stub out a foul-smelling cigarette?
IN RESPONSE to G Ormesher's somewhat hilarious point, there are bins for dog mess - there is nowhere for a smoker to stub out a cigarette to be able to put the end in the bin.