verb (used without object), subbed, sub·bing.
verb (used with object), subbed, sub·bing.
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Origin of sub
regional variation note for sub
Words nearby sub
Definition for sub (2 of 4)
Definition for sub (3 of 4)
- a prefix indicating a basic compound: subacetate; subcarbonate; subnitrate.
- a prefix indicating that the element is present in a relatively small proportion, i.e., in a low oxidation state: subchloride; suboxide.
Origin of sub-
Definition for sub (4 of 4)
How to use sub in a sentence
It’s not just the likes of Bud Light and Duracell that are looking to capitalize on gaming’s pivot from sub culture into popular culture, it’s also those not traditionally associated with the space.
From both a nutritional and textural standpoint, it’s an excellent sub for turkey.Five better turkey alternatives to serve this Thanksgiving|Claire Maldarelli|November 24, 2020|Popular Science
While not every one of Arc’s clients operates a subscription business, subs have become an increasingly important priority to Arc clients since Arc launched subscription tools last year.‘Go to market faster’: The Washington Post’s Arc goes outside the tent for payment and data integrations|Max Willens|November 24, 2020|Digiday
I couldn’t get into first-person shooters the way he could, but it wasn’t far from where I rubbernecked between the console stalls with a backpack and soda, testing out demos and watching anime subs downloaded from mIRC.
Hundreds of thousands of subs for one cable company alone just last year.
“One-third of South Asians and more than half of all Sub-Saharan Africans suffer from malnutrition or undernutrition,” he writes.The History of the Chicken: How This Humble Bird Saved Humanity|William O’Connor|December 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
About one in three girls in sub-Saharan Africa experience sexual violence before turning 18.
This fate is unfortunately not rare for girls, especially in sub-Saharan Africa.
Many Obama administration sub-Cabinet positions (e.g. Surgeon General) have gone unfilled because of GOP opposition.If You Think D.C. Is Awful Now, Wait Until Wednesday|Jonathan Alter|November 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Sub- and counter-cultures are what have driven McKell throughout his career as a portrait photographer.
Habet Rimbegui ostia sua sub gradu quadragesimo tertio cum besse.
Lannes enlisted in the second battalion of the volunteers of Gers, and was at once elected sub-lieutenant by his fellow-citizens.Napoleon's Marshals|R. P. Dunn-Pattison
Not only did he provide sub-octave and super-octave couplers freely, but he even added a Swell Sub-quint to Great coupler!The Recent Revolution in Organ Building|George Laing Miller
REEF k, in latitude 14 degrees 47 minutes, has a dry sand upon it: its sub-marine extent was not ascertained.
Then he returned to his province, entered the seminary, and became a sub-deacon of the diocese of Nueva Segovia.The Philippine Islands|John Foreman
British Dictionary definitions for sub (1 of 3)
verb subs, subbing or subbed
British Dictionary definitions for sub (2 of 3)
- indicating that a compound contains a relatively small proportion of a specified elementsuboxide
- indicating that a salt is basic saltsubacetate