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DUB (dubbed, dubbing)

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does dub mean? 

DUB (verb)
  The verb DUB has 3 senses:

1. give a nickname to
2. provide (movies) with a soundtrack of a foreign language
3. raise (someone) to knighthood

  Familiarity information: DUB used as a verb is uncommon.

 Dictionary entry details 

DUB (verb)

Sense 1dub [BACK TO TOP]


Give a nickname to

Classified under:

Verbs of telling, asking, ordering, singing


dub; nickname

Hypernyms (to "dub" is one way to...):

call; name (assign a specified (usually proper) proper name to)

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s somebody something

Sentence example:

They dub him "Bobby"

Sense 2dub [BACK TO TOP]


Provide (movies) with a soundtrack of a foreign language

Classified under:

Verbs of telling, asking, ordering, singing

Hypernyms (to "dub" is one way to...):

synchronise; synchronize (make (motion picture sound) exactly simultaneous with the action)

"Dub" entails doing...:

interpret; render; translate (restate (words) from one language into another language)

Domain category:

film; flick; motion picture; motion-picture show; movie; moving picture; moving-picture show; pic; picture; picture show (a form of entertainment that enacts a story by a sequence of images giving the illusion of continuous movement)

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s something

Sentence example:

Sam and Sue dub the movie

Sense 3dub [BACK TO TOP]


Raise (someone) to knighthood

Classified under:

Verbs of political and social activities and events


knight; dub

Context example:

The Beatles were knighted

Hypernyms (to "dub" is one way to...):

ennoble; entitle; gentle (give a title to someone; make someone a member of the nobility)

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s somebody

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