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dub1

 
 
pronunciation:
duhb
features:
Word Combinations (verb)
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: dubs, dubbing, dubbed
definition 1: to award the title of knight to by tapping or striking lightly on the shoulder, usu. with a sword.
The queen dubbed him a knight.
similar words:
title
definition 2: to name or call.
He was so brilliant that his friends dubbed him "the genius."
similar words:
call, label, name, title
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