What is another word for sub?

Pronunciation: [sˈʌb] (IPA)

"Sub" is a versatile word that can be used as a prefix, noun, or verb. It can have different meanings depending on the context. When used as a prefix, some synonyms for "sub" include "under," "below," "inferior," and "secondary." As a noun, it can be interchanged with "submarine," "submersible," "undersea vessel," or "underwater craft." When used as a verb, "sub" can be replaced with "substitute," "replace," "stand-in," or "fill-in." In the United States, "sub" can also be an abbreviation for "subway" or "submarine sandwich." Overall, the word "sub" has a variety of synonyms that can be used to convey different meanings.

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Usage examples for Sub

There remains to be considered a remarkable and melancholy sub-section of the law of slavery.
"The Expositor's Bible: The Book of Exodus"
G. A. Chadwick
It is generally sub-translucent.
"Geology"
James Geikie
About three inches below the soft snow was a sub-surface crust strong enough to carry the bodily weight.
"My Attainment of the Pole"
Frederick A. Cook

Famous quotes with Sub

  • I joined the Navy hoping to be submariner and ended up in the sub service aboard a tender in the Pacific.
    Tony Curtis
  • I expect the audience to come up to my level. I am not interested in compromising my music to make it palatable to an assumed sub-standard mass.
    Don Ellis
  • I am on my way to Ghana tomorrow morning and you just need to know that this Administration is very focused on doing all we can to promote economic development in this part of the world, in Africa, throughout Africa, North Africa and sub-Saharan Africa.
    Donald Evans
  • I thought I did well for someone who has been out for 10 or 11 months. Then I was sub against Liverpool and tried to play for the guys and work on my fitness.
    Paul Gascoigne
  • Yesterday in this country we had people die of hunger and malnutrition. In some parts of this country, the infant mortality rate rivals that of sub-Saharan Africa. We have a public education system that ranks below that of almost any other Western nation.
    Alcee Hastings

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