verb (used without object), subbed, sub·bing.
verb (used with object), subbed, sub·bing.
Origin of sub
Regional variation note
Examples from the Web for subs
And as more new AIP subs enter service, denying the problem is less and less of an option.Tomorrow’s Stealthy Subs Could Sink America’s Navy|Bill Sweetman|May 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It had advanced sonar—aimed not at the ocean floor but at other subs and shipping—and drew a blank.If They Are Ever Found, Flight 370’s Black Boxes Should Go to the U.S.|Clive Irving|April 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I ended up starting a sub shop called the Cheba Hut “Toasted” Subs, and the camper van is our mascot.Dude, Where’s My Bus? Fast Times in the Iconic VW Van|Scott Jennings|October 13, 2013|DAILY BEAST
As difficult as these subs are to detect, the situation is not hopeless.
In fact, the subs earned the named Bigfoots because some considered them a myth.
"The Subs can go out now," said one of the coaches, opening the door importantly.Smith College Stories|Josephine Dodge Daskam
Colonel (who is taking a turn round to see how his subs are getting along with their road sketching).Mr. Punch on the Warpath|Various
At once there came the sound of running feet, of guns swung to position, and more shouts: Subs!Sally Scott of the Waves|Roy J. Snell
I can't be expected to leave the Echo to my subs, and come down here to play special policeman to Mary Mason.The Making of Mary|Jean Forsyth
There were ships all around us and I could count twenty plus destroyers for escort as there were still German subs operating.The Biography of a Rabbit|Roy Benson