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sub

noun (1)

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a large sandwich on a long split roll
  • we shared a tuna sub at lunch

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sub

noun (2)

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a person or thing that takes the place of another
  • we had a sub in English today, so we didn't get our test results back

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sub

verb

Synonyms of sub (Entry 3 of 3)

to serve as a replacement usually for a time only
  • the weekend anchor is subbing for the station's main anchor all this week
  • she subbed for middle school teachers in the district as needed

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“Sub.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/sub. Accessed 12 Jun. 2021.

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