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Meaning of "dabbed" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF DABBED

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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF DABBED

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Dabbed is a verb.
The verb is the part of the sentence that is conjugated and expresses action and state of being.

See the conjugation of the verb dabbed in English.

CONJUGATION OF THE VERB TO DABBED

PRESENT

Present
I dab
you dab
he/she/it dabs
we dab
you dab
they dab
Present continuous
I am dabbing
you are dabbing
he/she/it is dabbing
we are dabbing
you are dabbing
they are dabbing
Present perfect
I have dabbed
you have dabbed
he/she/it has dabbed
we have dabbed
you have dabbed
they have dabbed
Present perfect continuous
I have been dabbing
you have been dabbing
he/she/it has been dabbing
we have been dabbing
you have been dabbing
they have been dabbing
Present tense is used to refer to circumstances that exist at the present time or over a period that includes the present time. The present perfect refers to past events, although it can be considered to denote primarily the resulting present situation rather than the events themselves.

PAST

Past
I dabbed
you dabbed
he/she/it dabbed
we dabbed
you dabbed
they dabbed
Past continuous
I was dabbing
you were dabbing
he/she/it was dabbing
we were dabbing
you were dabbing
they were dabbing
Past perfect
I had dabbed
you had dabbed
he/she/it had dabbed
we had dabbed
you had dabbed
they had dabbed
Past perfect continuous
I had been dabbing
you had been dabbing
he/she/it had been dabbing
we had been dabbing
you had been dabbing
they had been dabbing
Past tense forms express circumstances existing at some time in the past,

FUTURE

Future
I will dab
you will dab
he/she/it will dab
we will dab
you will dab
they will dab
Future continuous
I will be dabbing
you will be dabbing
he/she/it will be dabbing
we will be dabbing
you will be dabbing
they will be dabbing
Future perfect
I will have dabbed
you will have dabbed
he/she/it will have dabbed
we will have dabbed
you will have dabbed
they will have dabbed
Future perfect continuous
I will have been dabbing
you will have been dabbing
he/she/it will have been dabbing
we will have been dabbing
you will have been dabbing
they will have been dabbing
The future is used to express circumstances that will occur at a later time.

CONDITIONAL

Conditional
I would dabbed
you would dabbed
he/she/it would dabbed
we would dabbed
you would dabbed
they would dabbed
Conditional continuous
I would be dabbing
you would be dabbing
he/she/it would be dabbing
we would be dabbing
you would be dabbing
they would be dabbing
Conditional perfect
I would have dabbed
you would have dabbed
he/she/it would have dabbed
we would have dabbed
you would have dabbed
they would have dabbed
Conditional perfect continuous
I would have been dabbing
you would have been dabbing
he/she/it would have been dabbing
we would have been dabbing
you would have been dabbing
they would have been dabbing
Conditional or "future-in-the-past" tense refers to hypothetical or possible actions.

IMPERATIVE

Imperative
you dab
we let´s dab
you dab
The imperative is used to form commands or requests.
NONFINITE VERB FORMS
Infinitive
to dab
Past participle
dabbed
Present Participle
dabbing
Infinitive shows the action beyond temporal perspective. The present participle or gerund shows the action during the session. The past participle shows the action after completion.

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE DABBED

da capo
Da Gama
Da Nang
Da Ponte
da Vinci
Da Yunhe
daal
dab
dab hand
dabba
dabber
dabbing
dabbity
dabble
dabbler
dabbling
dabchick
dabster
Dacca
dace

WORDS THAT END LIKE DABBED

abbed
blabbed
confabbed
crabbed
drabbed
dubbed
gabbed
grabbed
jabbed
nabbed
ribbed
robbed
rubbed
scabbed
scrubbed
slabbed
stabbed
subbed
swabbed
tabbed

Synonyms and antonyms of dabbed in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «DABBED»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «dabbed» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of dabbed
apply · bedaub · bit · blot · dash · daub · dollop · dribble · drop · fleck · flick · hint · lick · little · modicum · mop · particle · pat · press · smear · smudge · speck · splash · spot · spread · sprinkle · stipple · stroke · suggestion · swab · tad · tap · taste · touch · trace · trickle · wipe

Translation of «dabbed» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF DABBED

Find out the translation of dabbed to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of dabbed from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «dabbed» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

擦了擦
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

dabbed
570 millions of speakers

English

dabbed
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

dabbed
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

مست
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

вонзилась
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

enxugou
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

dabbed
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

tamponné
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Dabbed
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

tupfte
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

軽くたたく
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

발랐어요
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Dabbed
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

thấm
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

dabbed
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

चाबूक
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

sildi
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

tamponò
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

dabbed
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

встромилася
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

dabbed
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

dabbed
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

afgevee
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

dabbed
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

dytter
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of dabbed

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «DABBED»

The term «dabbed» is regularly used and occupies the 59.945 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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Principal search tendencies and common uses of dabbed
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «DABBED» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «dabbed» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «dabbed» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about dabbed

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «DABBED»

Discover the use of dabbed in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to dabbed and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
The Artist's Garden in Oils: 18 Step by Step Guides:
I dabbed white neat of for the highlights on the plait. Additional burnt umber was used for the boy's hair. I continued to apply burnt umber onto the darkest areas of the figures. To add an airbrushed quality to the skin tones, I folded a clean, soft ...
Rachel Shirley, 2011
2
Mindseed
She dabbed the palette, dabbed the canvas. “Still needs more red,” she observed . Freddy was taken aback. His mom as a general rule was pretty easygoing, maybe a bit scatterbrained. But, when it came to her kids, she was always serious .
J. LePere, 2013
3
Diccionari UB: anglès-català
3 (de pintura) toc 4 (d'un liquid) gota 2) dabs n pi empremtes digitals dab2 (ger dabbing; pt i pp dabbed) v tr 1 tocar lleugerament, tustar suaument: he dabbed the brush into the paint • tus- tava el pinzell a la pintura >to dab at something ...
‎2008
4
The Outsider
She ripped off a piece of clean bandage and dabbed at the seeping blood. “You don't need to be pointing that gun of yours at every little noise or visitor. No outsider will be having a reason to come here.” She dabbed at the wound, and ...
Penelope Williamson, 2014
5
One Man's Promise (Mills & Boon Vintage Cherish)
She setthe can aside, dabbed the moisturewitha napkin.The ineffectual gesture gaveher a focus point,an excuse toavoid the eyesof the man who would no doubt despise her when her secret was revealed. She dabbed, studied themoist blotch  ...
Diana Whitney, 2013
6
Southern Fried Child in Home Seeker's Paradise
My favorite scents then were gardenias, cinnamon, and Mama's special smell, which was a mixture of her Coty's face powder, Evening in Paris Perfume and Jergen's Lotion. I dabbed a little of her stuff on my wrists and ears, and then dabbed a ...
Jimmie Meese Moomaw, 2010
7
Folens Dictionary: Combined Dictionary and Thesaurus
dab verb dabs, dabbing, dabbed If you dab a surface, you touch it or press it with quick, light strokes: He dabbed his face with a towel; She dabbed disinfectant on the cut. [The word dab is an imitation of the sound of dabbing something wet.) ...
Steve & Patricia Harrison, 1999
8
New Scientist
Soon the available living space becomes exhausted, and then a few of the cells from the sheet of tissue can be picked off and dabbed on to more medium in a fresh bottle. In this way a line of cells can be maintained indefinitely. Taking such a ...
9
More Short Stories
MY DEAR MRS. BILLINGTON. ISS CARMELITA BILLINGTON sat in a bent-wood rocking-chair in an upper 5^ room of a great hotel by the sea, and |S cried for a little space, and then* for a little space dabbed at her hot cheeks and red eyes ...
10
Heart's Delight
His eyes still on the glass, he dabbed at the cut over his eye. Bright red stained the white. Elaine bit her lip. The door behind him opened again and Mrs. Masterton appeared, obviously in night attire, a shawl around her shoulders and a candle ...
Margrett Dawson, 2006

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «DABBED»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term dabbed is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Ashes 2015, England v Australia, first Test - Root and Ballance …
But he plays a good shot, slightly across the line, to take a sharp single to mid-on and Cook finishes the over with another single dabbed ... «Telegraph.co.uk, Jul 15»
2
Roddy L'Estrange: Coastal stroll and Prufrock nearly seal it for our …
As he dabbed his gnarly toes in the briny, the words of Prufrock came back to taunt him. “I grow old, I grow old. I shall wear the bottom of my ... «Irish Times, Jul 15»
3
Cancer doctor Farid Fata faces potential life in prison
Marietta Crabtree dabbed her teary eyes with tissue while she clutched a printout of the words her husband never had a chance to speak ... «HealthLeaders Media, Jul 15»
4
Don't just eulogize the Greatest Generation
“This is a generation which, let's be very frank, is now leaving us,” McCain said, as the honoree clutched a rosary in one hand and dabbed his ... «Washington Post, Jul 15»
5
"TN is a Hallmark of Women Empowerment"
Some were cheering, some sang along with the '100 voices choir' and some even occasionally dabbed their eyes. But they were all transfixed ... «The New Indian Express, Jul 15»
6
Testimony puts Bobby Isidore inside bloody truck in 2013 Slidell …
Isidore's mother also dabbed at her eyes with a tissue as various investigators with the St. Tammany Parish Sheriff's Office outlined their ... «NOLA.com, Jul 15»
7
Community Paint Day Held At CHOP For Mural Honoring Visit Of …
Patients and helpers donned plastic aprons and dabbed colorful paint onto the panels that will make up the 4,200 square foot mural. «CBS Local, Jul 15»
8
Portfolio class helps students expand artistic horizons
“A lot of this has been kind of random,” he said as he dabbed watery white paint into the blue sky and watched as thin lines of it dribbled down ... «Press of Atlantic City, Jul 15»
9
Get the look: Angelic glow at Dior's Couture show
Philips delicately dabbed the shadow on the lids using his fingertips, blending it out towards the temples. Lips: The natural, transparent shine ... «VOGUE India, Jul 15»
10
The beauty of TIG
The process involves using a special tungsten needle to focus heat energy onto the work piece while a slender piece of filler metal is dabbed ... «Canadian Metalworking, Jul 15»

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