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synonyms for stub

  • butt
  • counterfoil
  • dock
  • remainder
  • remnant
  • root
  • snag
  • stump
  • tag
  • tail
  • short end
  • tail end
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How to use stub in a sentence

When the sensor detects movement in a dark room, it will light up so you don’t stub your toe in the middle of the night.
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Either stubbing your toe or appearing through the grass at about chest height, these walls direct and disrupt your path.
HOW GEOLOGICAL RESEARCH HAS UPENDED OUR UNDERSTANDING OF HISTORICAL AFRICAN FARMINGMARY EVANSMAY 29, 2021QUARTZ
Without it we wouldn’t know if we stubbed our toes or burned our skin.
LET’S LEARN ABOUT TOUCHBETHANY BROOKSHIREMAY 25, 2021SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
The audit also found the company paid some employees in cash with handmade receipts for which it couldn’t provide stubs.
WAGE THEFT IS COMMON FOR LOW-LEVEL WORKERS, AND OFFICIALS ARE STARTING TO TAKE NOTICEJESSE MARX AND MAYA SRIKRISHNANMAY 19, 2021VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
I was actually going through check stubs last night and I was going through old paperwork, and I found a bunch of old check stubs from my job and I’m like, “Wow.”
THE MAN BEHIND THE MONEY MONIKER: GABRIEL IGLESIAS!ISABELLE LEEAPRIL 21, 2021OZY
After unhealthy conditions and low yields led many farmers to sell off their assets, those that remained were forced to adopt bad land management practices like stub burning.
HOW SYRIA'S DECADE-LONG WAR HAS LEFT A TOXIC ENVIRONMENTAL LEGACYJOSEPH HINCKSMARCH 15, 2021TIME
If there’s a place people often stub their toes, take a closer look at it and make adjustments, Andersen said.
‘A PANDEMIC OF BROKEN TOES’: HOW LIFE AT HOME HAS BEEN PAINFUL FOR FEETELIZABETH CHANGJANUARY 12, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Halfway down the hill one of her skis must have struck somethingperhaps the stub of a bush sticking out of the snow.
THE GIRLS OF CENTRAL HIGH ON THE STAGEGERTRUDE W. MORRISON
With this he severed clean the broken half of the boom, tying the ends of the rigging to the short stub that was left.
THE RIVAL CAMPERSRUEL PERLEY SMITH
The last sight we have of him is as he violently resists a grown-up sister who is trying to take away the stub!
ROUND THE WONDERFUL WORLDG. E. MITTON
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