Synonyms of stub


1. stub, plant part, plant structure

usage: a short piece remaining on a trunk or stem where a branch is lost

2. nub, stub, part, piece

usage: a small piece; "a nub of coal"; "a stub of a pencil"

3. stub, ticket stub, receipt

usage: a torn part of a ticket returned to the holder as a receipt

4. stub, check stub, counterfoil, record

usage: the part of a check that is retained as a record

5. butt, stub, part, portion

usage: the small unused part of something (especially the end of a cigarette that is left after smoking)


1. stub, uproot, extirpate, deracinate, root out

usage: pull up (weeds) by their roots

2. stub, snuff out, blow out, extinguish, quench

usage: extinguish by crushing; "stub out your cigarette now"

3. stub, weed

usage: clear of weeds by uprooting them; "stub a field"

4. stub, hit, strike, impinge on, run into, collide with

usage: strike (one's toe) accidentally against an object; "She stubbed her toe in the dark and now it's broken"

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