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tab

noun

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1 a record of goods sold or services performed together with the costs due
  • I don't have any cash on me, so can you put this on my tab?

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2 the amount owed at a bar or restaurant or the slip of paper stating the amount
  • asked the server to put our dinners on separate tabs so we could each pay for our own meal

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tab

verb

Synonyms of tab (Entry 2 of 2)

as in call, name

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The first known use of tab was in 1607

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“Tab.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/tab. Accessed 26 May. 2020.

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