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stub

 
 
pronunciation:
stuhb
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Word Combinations (noun)
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a short piece of something that remains after a larger piece has been used.
It is hard to write with the stub of a pencil.
similar words:
end
definition 2: a piece of paper that remains after an attached part has been used. The stub is often a record or proof that you paid for something.
I deposited my paycheck and kept the stub for my records.Don't throw away your ticket stub.
similar words:
tag, ticket
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