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stub

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Daily life, Banking
stubstub1 /stʌb/ noun [countable] πŸ”Š πŸ”Š 1 SHORT/NOT LONGthe short part of something long and thin, such as a cigarette or pencil, that is left when the rest has been used πŸ”Š a pencil stub2 Dthe part of a ticket that is given back to you after it has been torn, as proof that you have paid πŸ”Š a ticket stub3 BFBa piece of a cheque left in a cheque book as a record after the main part has been torn out πŸ”Š a check stub
Examples from the Corpus
stubβ€’ And he did keep the check stub in his wallet like a picture of his kids.β€’ a cigar stubβ€’ Eventually both of the door's plastic hinge stubs broke, and it fell off!β€’ A steady paper trail of bills, grades, pay stubs, and catalogs helps us create our individual identity.β€’ He grinds the stub down carefully and looks at it an instant reverentially.β€’ The valve can still be operated by gripping the stub in a pair of pliers, but it will defeat small children.β€’ Last night's jam-jars, with their stubs of candle, had been knocked over.β€’ So far about 25% of those ticket stubs have been returned with the appropriate Β£2.
stubstub2 verb (stubbed, stubbing) πŸ”Š πŸ”Š β†’ stub your toe β†’ stub something ↔ outβ†’ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
stubβ€’ Striding away from the house, Carolyn stubbed her toe badly on a brick end and had to sit down to nurse it.β€’ As a prominent figure in Rottweiler rescue, she's stubbed her toe on more unfair bullying and downright idiocy than most.β€’ Perry, who has heard, stubs his cigarette and swears.β€’ He drew deeply on a cigarette, stubbing it afterwards in an ashtray which held an extraordinary number of butts.β€’ Never mind that the offense continued to stub its toe on all but one trip inside Minnesota territory on the afternoon.β€’ She stood up and stubbed out her cigarette.β€’ Dexter lounged in, sucked the last goodness from his cigarette and stubbed out the butt in Blanche's wastepaper bin.
From Longman Business Dictionarystubstub /stʌb/ noun [countable] the part of something such as a cheque that you complete and keep as a record SYN COUNTERFOILI went through my check stubs and other records to try to find where the money had gone.
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Verb table
stub
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theystub
he, she, itstubs
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theystubbed
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave stubbed
he, she, ithas stubbed
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad stubbed
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill stub
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have stubbed
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam stubbing
he, she, itis stubbing
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you, we, theyare stubbing
Past
I, he, she, itwas stubbing
you, we, theywere stubbing
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been stubbing
he, she, ithas been stubbing
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been stubbing
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be stubbing
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been stubbing
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