stub Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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Meaning of “stub” in the English Dictionary

"stub" in British English

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stubnoun [C]

uk   us   /stʌb/
the ​shortpart of something that is ​left after the ​mainpart has been used, ​especially a ​cigarette after it has been ​smoked or one of the ​smallpieces of ​paperleft in a ​book from which cheques or ​tickets have been ​torn

stubverb

uk   us   /stʌb/
stub your toe to ​hurtyourtoe by ​hitting it against a hard ​object by ​accident
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(Definition of stub from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"stub" in American English

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stubnoun [C]

 us   /stʌb/

stub noun [C] (SHORT END)

the ​short end which is ​left after the ​mainpart of something has been used or ​removed, as of a ​pencil: I put the ​ticket stubs in my ​pocket after we went into the ​theater.
stubby
adjective  us   /ˈstʌb·i/
A toddler’s ​legs are ​short and stubby.

stubverb [T]

 us   /stʌb/ (-bb-)

stub verb [T] (HURT)

to ​hityourfoot or ​toe against a hard ​object: I stubbed my ​toe on a ​rock.
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(Definition of stub from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"stub" in Business English

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stubnoun [C]

uk   us   /stʌb/ MONEY
the ​shortpiece of ​paperleft in a chequebook after a cheque has been ​removed, used as a ​record of ​payment: Filling in cheque stubs will ​help you ​identify where you can ​cut back.
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(Definition of stub from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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