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Princeton's WordNet

  1. bomber, grinder, hero, hero sandwich, hoagie, hoagy, Cuban sandwich, Italian sandwich, poor boy, sub, submarine, submarine sandwich, torpedo, wedge, zep(noun)

    a large sandwich made of a long crusty roll split lengthwise and filled with meats and cheese (and tomato and onion and lettuce and condiments); different names are used in different sections of the United States

  2. submarine, pigboat, sub, U-boat(verb)

    a submersible warship usually armed with torpedoes

  3. substitute, sub, stand in, fill in(verb)

    be a substitute

    "The young teacher had to substitute for the sick colleague"; "The skim milk substitutes for cream--we are on a strict diet"


  1. Sub(n.)

    a shortened form of submarine, the boat.

  2. Sub(n.)

    a shortened form of submarine sandwich; also called hero, hero sandwich, and grinder.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Sub(noun)

    a subordinate; a subaltern


  1. Sub

    Sub is the debut album by Swiss Industrial metal band Apollyon Sun, released in 2000 on Mayan Records. Work on a full album, Sub began at London's Trident Studios in 1998, with renown producer Roli Mosimann. Further recording and mixing sessions took place at Manhattan's EastSide Sound, London's Nomis Studios, and at various studio locations in Switzerland. Sub features prominent final mixes by Mosimann, John Fryer, and Apollyon Sun themselves. Sub was released globally through Mayan Records in late summer 2000, after two years of studio work. "Human III" continues from a song developed by Tom Gabriel Fischer, following on from "Human" from Celtic Frost's Morbid Tales and "Human II" from Celtic Frost's Cold Lake. "Messiah" is a remake of the Hellhammer song Messiah. Hellhammer being one of Tom Gabriel Fischer's former bands. "Reefer Boy" and "Concrete Satan" both appeared on the God Leaves EP, however they have been completely re-recorded for Sub. There are several unreleased songs from these sessions including "Cradle", a re-recorded version of “God Leaves” and two further instrumentals.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Sub

    sub, n. (coll.) a subordinate, a subaltern: subsist money, being a part of a man's wages paid to him while the work is going on.

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Etymology and Origins

  1. Sub

    Short for “subsidise,” or to draw something in advance of one’s salary.

Anagrams for SUB »

  1. Bus

  2. Bus.

  3. UBS

  4. USB

How to pronounce SUB?

  1. Alex
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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of SUB in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of SUB in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of SUB in a Sentence

  1. John Kilduff:

    The low pump prices are stoking gasoline demand, the crude oil inventory situation is set to worsen by a lot, given the sub-85 percent refinery run rate.

  2. Alan Fenwick:

    The problem that sub Saharan Africa has is a lack of fresh water, safe water, and adequate sanitation, people who need to urinate and defecate tend to do so on the open ground, and their excreta can be washed into water where the eggs will then infect snails.

  3. Barack Obama:

    My hope is that we can deliver a message that the U.S. is a strong partner not just for Kenya, but for Sub-Saharan Africa generally.

  4. Kenny Liew:

    There are countries in sub-Saharan Africa where Huawei... took a risk to invest when other vendors were wary.

  5. Tarun Kataria:

    It's massively sub-optimal for the issuer since the bankers are not sufficiently incentivised to get the best possible price execution from global investors, in addition, it reduces the banks' bargaining power in private-sector deals.

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