Stub Synonyms & Definitions

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• StubDefinition & Meaning in English

  1. (n.) A part of a leaf in a check book, after a check is torn out, on which the number, amount, and destination of the check are usually recorded.
  2. (n.) A log; a block; a blockhead.
  3. (v. t.) To strike as the toes, against a stub, stone, or other fixed object.
  4. (n.) The short blunt part of anything after larger part has been broken off or used up; hence, anything short and thick; as, the stub of a pencil, candle, or cigar.
  5. (n.) A pen with a short, blunt nib.
  6. (n.) A stub nail; an old horseshoe nail; also, stub iron.
  7. (n.) The stump of a tree; that part of a tree or plant which remains fixed in the earth when the stem is cut down; -- applied especially to the stump of a small tree, or shrub.
  8. (v. t.) To remove stubs from; as, to stub land.
  9. (v. t.) To grub up by the roots; to extirpate; as, to stub up edible roots.

• StubbedDefinition & Meaning in English

  1. (a.) Reduced to a stub; short and thick, like something truncated; blunt; obtuse.
  2. (a.) Not nice or delicate; hardy; rugged.
  3. (a.) Abounding in stubs; stubby.
  4. (imp. & p. p.) of Stub