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sub - Meaning and Examples

Meaning of 'sub' (Webster Dictionary)

1 . Sub [ n.]
- A subordinate; a subaltern.

Meaning of 'sub' (Princeton's WordNet)

1 . sub [ v]
Meaning (1):
- be a substitute
Example in sentence:
  • The skim milk substitutes for cream--we are on a strict diet;
  • The young teacher had to substitute for the sick colleague