Translation of "sub" - English-Spanish dictionary


noun uk /sʌb/ us /sʌb/ informal

in sports, a player who is used for part of a game instead of another

sustituto, -a
One of the players was injured during the match, so a sub was brought on.

US a teacher who replaces teachers who are absent from work

sustituto, -a
A trained teacher, he found work as a sub which fit around his other commitments.

a ship that can travel under water

a nuclear sub

US a long, thin loaf of bread filled with meat or cheese, and often lettuce, tomatoes, etc

a meatball sub

(Translation of “sub” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


noun /sab/

short for several words eg submarine, subscriptionetc:

He’s the commander of a sub
Several people still haven’t paid their subs.

(Translation of “sub” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)