Definition of Stub

1. Noun. A short piece remaining on a trunk or stem where a branch is lost.

Generic synonyms: Plant Part, Plant Structure

2. Verb. Pull up (weeds) by their roots.
Generic synonyms: Deracinate, Extirpate, Root Out, Uproot

3. Noun. A small piece. "A stub of a pencil"
Exact synonyms: Nub
Specialized synonyms: Nubbin
Generic synonyms: Part, Piece

4. Verb. Extinguish by crushing. "Stub out your cigarette now"
Generic synonyms: Blow Out, Extinguish, Quench, Snuff Out

5. Noun. A torn part of a ticket returned to the holder as a receipt.
Exact synonyms: Ticket Stub
Generic synonyms: Receipt
Specialized synonyms: Rain Check

6. Verb. Clear of weeds by uprooting them. "Stub a field"
Generic synonyms: Weed

7. Noun. The part of a check that is retained as a record.
Exact synonyms: Check Stub, Counterfoil
Generic synonyms: Record

8. Verb. Strike (one's toe) accidentally against an object. "She stubbed her toe in the dark and now it's broken"
Generic synonyms: Collide With, Hit, Impinge On, Run Into, Strike

9. Noun. The small unused part of something (especially the end of a cigarette that is left after smoking).
Exact synonyms: Butt
Specialized synonyms: Cigar Butt, Cigarette Butt, Roach
Generic synonyms: Part, Portion

Definition of Stub

1. 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.

2. v. t. To grub up by the roots; to extirpate; as, to stub up edible roots.

Definition of Stub

1. Noun. Something blunted, stunted, or cut short, such as stubble or a stump. ¹

2. Noun. A piece of certain paper items, designed to be torn off and kept for record or identification purposes. ¹

3. Noun. (computing) A placeholder procedure that has the signature of the planned procedure but does not yet implement the intended behavior. ([ [ [ ¹

4. Noun. (computing) A procedure that translates requests from external systems into a format suitable for processing and then submits those requests for processing. ([ [ [ ¹

5. Noun. (context: wikis) A page providing only minimal information and intended for later development. ¹

6. Noun. The remaining part of the docked tail of a dog ¹

7. Noun. An unequal first or last interest calculation period, as a part of a financial swap contract ¹

8. Verb. To remove most of a tree, bush, or other rooted plant by cutting it close to the ground. ¹

9. Verb. To remove a plant by pulling it out by the roots. ¹

10. Verb. To jam, hit, or bump, especially a toe. ¹

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Definition of Stub

1. to strike accidentally against a projecting object [v STUBBED, STUBBING, STUBS]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Stub

stryphnic acid
stub (current term)
stub nail
stub out
stubble rash

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