Definition of Tab

1. Noun. The bill in a restaurant. "He asked the waiter for the check"

Exact synonyms: Check, Chit
Generic synonyms: Account, Bill, Invoice

2. Noun. Sensationalist journalism.
Exact synonyms: Tabloid, Yellow Journalism
Generic synonyms: Journalism, News Media

3. Noun. The key on a typewriter or a word processor that causes a tabulation.
Exact synonyms: Tab Key
Generic synonyms: Key
Group relationships: Typewriter Keyboard

4. Noun. A short strip of material attached to or projecting from something in order to facilitate opening or identifying or handling it. "The filing cards were organized by cards having indexed tabs"
Generic synonyms: Slip, Strip

5. Noun. A dose of medicine in the form of a small pellet.
Exact synonyms: Lozenge, Pill, Tablet
Specialized synonyms: Bolus, Capsule, Dragee, Sleeping Capsule, Sleeping Draught, Sleeping Pill, Sleeping Tablet
Generic synonyms: Dosage, Dose

Definition of Tab

1. n. The flap or latchet of a shoe fastened with a string or a buckle.

Definition of Tab

1. Noun. A small flap or strip of material attached to something, for holding, manipulation, identification, etc. ¹

2. Noun. (by extension) (graphical user interface) A navigational widget for switching between sets of controls or documents. ¹

3. Noun. (informal) A tablet, especially one containing illicit drugs. ¹

4. Noun. (context: British Army slang) A fast march or run with full kit. ¹

5. Noun. (slang) A student of Cambridge University, derived from the Latin ''Cantabrigia'' (often shortened to Cantab.). ¹

6. Verb. Mark with a tab. ¹

7. Verb. (computing) To use the Tab key on a computer or typewriter to navigate the screen or page. ¹

8. Verb. Short for tabulate. ¹

9. Noun. (informal) A restaurant bill. ¹

10. Noun. (slang) Credit account, e.g., in a shop or bar. ¹

11. Noun. Short for tabulator. ¹

12. Noun. (computing) A space character ((unsupported tab)) that extends to the next aligned column, traditionally used for tabulation. ¹

13. Noun. (Geordie) cigarette. ¹

14. Noun. A form of musical notation indicating fingering rather than the pitch of notes, commonly used for stringed instruments. ¹

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Definition of Tab

1. to name or designate [v TABBED, TABBING, TABS]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tab

t tests
ta-ta for now
ta everso
ta muchly
ta ta
ta ta for now
ta tah
tab (current term)
tab control
tab controls
tab key
tab page
tab pages
tab stop
tab stops

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