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sub

2 verb
     
Related topics: Wages, Newspapers, Publishing
sub2 past tense and past participle subbed, present participle subbing informal
1 [intransitive] to act as a substitute for someone
sub for
Roy's subbing for Chris in tonight's game.
2 [transitive] British EnglishBEW to give someone part of their wages earlier than usual or lend them money:
I subbed Fenella a tenner to get a decent bunch of flowers.
3 [transitive] British EnglishTCN to subedit something

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