What does dub mean?

Definitions for dubdʌb

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word dub.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. dub(verb)

    the new sounds added by dubbing

  2. dub, nickname(verb)

    give a nickname to

  3. dub(verb)

    provide (movies) with a soundtrack of a foreign language

  4. knight, dub(verb)

    raise (someone) to knighthood

    "The Beatles were knighted"


  1. Dub(v. t.)

    to add sound to an existing recording, audio or video; -- often used with in. The sound may be of any type or of any duration.

  2. Dub(v. t.)

    to mix together two or more sound or video recordings to produce a composite recording.


  1. dub(Noun)

    A twenty dollar sack of marijuana.

  2. dub(Noun)

    Wheel rims measuring 20 inches or more.

  3. Origin: From a shortening of the word double.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Dub(verb)

    to confer knighthood upon; as, the king dubbed his son Henry a knight

  2. Dub(verb)

    to invest with any dignity or new character; to entitle; to call

  3. Dub(verb)

    to clothe or invest; to ornament; to adorn

  4. Dub(verb)

    to strike, rub, or dress smooth; to dab;

  5. Dub(verb)

    to dress with an adz; as, to dub a stick of timber smooth

  6. Dub(verb)

    to strike cloth with teasels to raise a nap

  7. Dub(verb)

    to rub or dress with grease, as leather in the process of cyrrying it

  8. Dub(verb)

    to prepare for fighting, as a gamecock, by trimming the hackles and cutting off the comb and wattles

  9. Dub(verb)

    to make a noise by brisk drumbeats

  10. Dub(noun)

    a blow

  11. Dub(noun)

    a pool or puddle

  12. Origin: [Cf. Ir. db mire, stream, W. dwvr water.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Dub

    dub, v.t. to confer knighthood, from the ceremony of striking the shoulder with the flat of a sword: to confer any name or dignity: to smooth with an adze: to rub a softening and waterproof mixture into, as leather: to dress a fly for fishing:—pr.p. dub′bing; pa.p. dubbed.—n. Dub′bing, the accolade: a preparation of grease for softening leather—also Dub′bin. [Conn. with O. Fr. a-douber, to equip with arms; but O. Fr. dober may be Teut.]

  2. Dub

    dub, n. (Scot.) a pool of foul water: a puddle.

Suggested Resources

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of dub in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of dub in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Odetta:

    No one can dub you with dignity. That's yours to claim.

Images & Illustrations of dub

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Translations for dub

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • نسخ, انتسخArabic
  • наричам, посвещавамBulgarian
  • dabovatCzech
  • synchronisierenGerman
  • μεταγλωττίζωGreek
  • apodar, doblar, dubSpanish
  • nimittää, jälkiäänittää, sämplätä, lyödä ritariksi, kopioida, dubata, kutsuaFinnish
  • reconnaître, adouber, doublerFrench
  • szinkronizálHungarian
  • denominare, insignire, doppiare, chiamare, nominare, miscelare, intitolareItalian
  • コピー, 吹き替える, 写すJapanese
  • mengalih suara, menyuaraMalay
  • tot ridder slaanDutch
  • apelidar, dublar, chamar, dobrar, DubPortuguese
  • нарека́ть, дублировать, окрести́ть, [[дать]] [[про́звище]]/[[кличка, копировать, [[посвяща́ть]] в [[рыцарьRussian
  • dubba, utnämna, remixaSwedish
  • พากย์Thai

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