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Pronunciation

Etymology 1

From Old English dubban (to strike, beat) . Akin to Icelandic dubba; compare Old French adouber (a chevalier) (probably from Icelandic dubba til riddara).

Noun

Singular
dub

Plural
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dub ({{{1}}})
  1. (obsolete) A blow.

Verb

Infinitive
to dub

Third person singular
dub

Simple past
ing

Past participle
-

Present participle
b

to dub (third-person singular simple present dub, present participle b, simple past and past participle ing)
  1. (transitive) To confer knighthood; the conclusion of the ceremony was marked by a tap on the shoulder with the sword.
  2. (transitive) Hence, to name, to entitle, to call.
    A man of wealth is dubbed a man of worth. Alexander Pope
Translations

Etymology 2

From a shortening of the word double.

Verb

Infinitive
to dub

Third person singular
dub

Simple past
ing

Past participle
-

Present participle
b

to dub (third-person singular simple present dub, present participle b, simple past and past participle ing)
  1. To make a copy from an original or master audio tape.
  2. To copy the audio track onto a film.
  3. To replace the original soundtrack of a film with a synchronized translation
  4. To mix audio tracks to produce a new sound; to remix.
Translations

Noun

Singular
dub

Plural
-

dub (-)
  1. (music) A mostly instrumental remix with all or part of the vocals removed.
  2. (music) A style of reggae music involving mixing of different audio tracks.
Derived terms

Etymology 3

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Noun

Singular
dub

Plural
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dub ({{{1}}})
  1. (slang) A twenty dollar sack of marijuana.
  2. (slang) 20 inch wheel rims.

Anagrams


Bosnian

Noun

dub m. [[Category:Template:lang:bs nouns|dub]]

  1. oak (tree and wood)

Croatian

Noun

dub m. sg.

  1. (archaic) oak (tree)

Czech

Pronunciation

Noun

dub m., inanimate

  1. oak, oak tree

Declension

Derived terms


Serbian

Noun

dub m.

  1. oak (tree and wood)

See also


Slovak

Noun

dub m., duby pl.

  1. oak, oak tree

Volapük

Preposition

dub

  1. by

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