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In all the music that deals with experimental repetition, drum and bass, dub, various kinds of house music, there's always been a quality of atmosphere and ambience.
Bill Laswell

Meaning of "dub" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD DUB

Old English dubbian; related to Old Norse dubba to dub a knight, Old High German tubili plug, peg.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF DUB

dub  [dʌb] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF DUB

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Dub is a verb and can also act as a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

The verb is the part of the sentence that is conjugated and expresses action and state of being.

See the conjugation of the verb dub in English.

WHAT DOES DUB MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of dub in the English dictionary

The first definition of dub in the dictionary is to invest with knighthood by the ritual of tapping on the shoulder with a sword. Other definition of dub is to invest with a title, name, or nickname. Dub is also to dress by rubbing.


CONJUGATION OF THE VERB TO DUB

PRESENT

Present
I dub
you dub
he/she/it dubs
we dub
you dub
they dub
Present continuous
I am dubbing
you are dubbing
he/she/it is dubbing
we are dubbing
you are dubbing
they are dubbing
Present perfect
I have dubbed
you have dubbed
he/she/it has dubbed
we have dubbed
you have dubbed
they have dubbed
Present perfect continuous
I have been dubbing
you have been dubbing
he/she/it has been dubbing
we have been dubbing
you have been dubbing
they have been dubbing
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 dubbed
you dubbed
he/she/it dubbed
we dubbed
you dubbed
they dubbed
Past continuous
I was dubbing
you were dubbing
he/she/it was dubbing
we were dubbing
you were dubbing
they were dubbing
Past perfect
I had dubbed
you had dubbed
he/she/it had dubbed
we had dubbed
you had dubbed
they had dubbed
Past perfect continuous
I had been dubbing
you had been dubbing
he/she/it had been dubbing
we had been dubbing
you had been dubbing
they had been dubbing
Past tense forms express circumstances existing at some time in the past,

FUTURE

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

CONDITIONAL

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

IMPERATIVE

Imperative
you dub
we let´s dub
you dub
The imperative is used to form commands or requests.
NONFINITE VERB FORMS
Infinitive
to dub
Past participle
dubbed
Present Participle
dubbing
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 DUB

duathlon
Dubai
dubbed
dubber
dubbin
dubbing
dubbo
dubieties
dubiety
dubiosities
dubiosity
dubious
dubiously
dubiousness
dubitable
dubitably
dubitancy
dubitate
dubitation
dubitative

WORDS THAT END LIKE DUB

bathtub
book club
club
country club
cub
fan club
golf club
grub
hot tub
hub
in the club
nightclub
on the club
pub
rub
scrub
stub
sub
tub
yacht club

Synonyms and antonyms of dub in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «DUB»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «dub» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of dub

Translation of «dub» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF DUB

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

Translator English - Chinese

把…称为
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

apodar
570 millions of speakers

English

dub
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

डब
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

يصفه
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

даб
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

nomear
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

খেতাব দেত্তয়া
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

décrire
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Dub
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

taufen
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

~と呼ぶ
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

별칭을 붙이다
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Dub
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

dub
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

டப்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

Dub
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

ad takmak
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

denominare
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

dub
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

даб
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

dub
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

dub
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

dub
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

dub
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

dub
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of dub

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «DUB»

The term «dub» is very widely used and occupies the 864 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «DUB» OVER TIME

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

EXAMPLES

9 QUOTES WITH «DUB»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word dub.
1
Desi Arnaz
An audience is so important. I would never have had the guts to dub in that big a laugh.
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Bing Crosby
We'd dub the one that came off best into the final transcription. It gave us a chance to ad lib as much as we wanted, knowing that excess ad libbing could be sliced from the final product.
3
Carl Hagelin
In Sweden, they broadcast the American shows in English with Swedish subtitles, whereas in many European countries they dub them. Watching those shows in English was big for me.
4
Michiel Huisman
I learned English at school, or at least that's how it started. Also, in Holland - as opposed to some other European countries - we don't dub anything, so as a kid growing up, always watching English and American movies in their original language really helped.
5
King Krule
My dad is an art director for BBC TV shows, and my mum does screen printing workshops. Both of my parents played instruments, too, and my mum used to have crazy house parties when me and my brother were young - dub and garage would be banging through my house.
6
Bill Laswell
In all the music that deals with experimental repetition, drum and bass, dub, various kinds of house music, there's always been a quality of atmosphere and ambience.
7
Bill Laswell
I got into dub a long time ago. I was into dub before I even had any interest in reggae or Jamaican songs, Bob Marley, or any of those established artists. I just thought it was such an unusual sound.
8
Meshell Ndegeocello
Definitely dub is in my body forever. I think I hear everything through a dub filter. Even when I play rock music, I play through a dub filter.
9
Gavin Rossdale
Dub and reggae... I play that a lot around the house.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «DUB»

Discover the use of dub in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to dub and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Dub: Soundscapes and Shattered Songs in Jamaican Reggae
The first inside story of this Jamaican reggae style
Michael Veal, 2007
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Verbal Riddim: The Politics and Aesthetics of ...
For review see: Carolyn Cooper, in New West Indian Guide / Nieuwe West-Indische Gids, vol. 71, no. 1 & 2 (1997); p.151-153.
Christian Habekost, 1993
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Jesus Dub: Theology, Music and Social Change
Engaging with the Black church and Black society, the ‘crack age’, hip-hop theology and TV, this radical and cutting-edge Christian message presents dub as a tool in which Christians can find new empowerment and purpose.
Robert Beckford, 2006
4
George, Dub-ya Bush THE PHONY FIGHTER PILOT
In Phony Fighter Pilot, Hugh E. Scott, Vietnam veteran. ex-USAF pilot and registered Republican, tells how he found a White House biography on the Internet that inflated President Bush
Hugh E. Scott, 2004
5
Rub-a-dub Sub
A young boy meets many friendly sea animals as he travels underwater in his bright orange submarine.
Linda Ashman, 2003
6
Rub-A-Dub-Dub
Covers discovery, games, read-aloud, super songs and more.
Annalisa Suid, 1995
7
Scrub-a-dub Dead
While cleaning rooms at the New Orleans Jazzy Hotel as a favor for a friend, professional maid Charlotte LaRue stumbles upon the dead body of a young woman, which leads her to the Red Scarf Sorority, a group of socially elite women in their ...
Barbara Colley, 2007
8
Rubby Dub Dub Bears in a Tub
What would you think if you came home and found three bears in your big, white, shiny bath tub? Debbie Duck was very unhappy when she saw what had happened. Read on and see what things happen in this story.
Bev Q., 2008
9
Reggae, Rasta, revolution: Jamaican music from ska to dub
The first ever anthology on the Jamaican popular music forms that have changed the shape of Western popular music. Beginning with Bob Marley, the book explores the roots of Jamaican pop from mento, ska, calypso, and rock steady.
Chris Potash, 1997
10
Dub, halfback
Delbert Ulysses Brown "Dub" earns a spot as halfback on the college football team.
Caary Paul Jackson, 1952

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «DUB»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term dub is used in the context of the following news items.
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Q&A: Dub Pistols have their own style — Part one
The London-based Dub Pistols is a band with staying power. Formed in mid-1990s, they rose to prominence at the height of electronic dance ... «Hanford Sentinel, Jul 15»
2
CD: Asian Dub Foundation - More Signal More Noise
More Signal More Noise sees a reformation of sorts of Asian Dub Foundation and marks the return of original members Dr Dass and Ricky ... «The Arts Desk, Jul 15»
3
'BlazBlue: Alter Memory' Anime Provides Noel VS Nu-13 Dub Clip
BlazBlue Image 3 FUNimation's release of BlazBlue: Alter Memory came out on June 30th, 2015 and the push is still on with a new dub clip to ... «The Fandom Post, Jul 15»
4
Marvel Disk Wars: The Avengers' English Dub Runs on Disney XD …
The Malaysian Disney XD television channel began running an English-dubbed version of the 51-episode Marvel Disk Wars: The Avengers ... «Anime News Network, Jul 15»
5
Giant Panda Guerilla Dub Squad play The Klein
Giant Panda Guerilla Dub Squad will be on tour throughout the summer in support of their new albums and making a stop at The Klein ... «Fairfield Sun, Jul 15»
6
Viz Announces "Sailor Moon S" English Dub Cast
During an Anime Expo presentation, Viz Media announced that their new English dub of Sailor Moon S will introduce Erica Mendez as Sailor ... «Crunchyroll News, Jul 15»
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Rub-a-dub-dub Huntsville races in bathtubs
HUNTSVILLE - The racers gave it their all, a champion was crowned and many people had to be fished out of the water. «www.muskokaregion.com/, Jul 15»
8
Funimation Reveals Dub Cast for One Piece Season 7
Funimation revealed more dub cast at its Anime Expo panel on Friday for the seventh season of the One Piece anime, which starts the show's ... «Anime News Network, Jul 15»
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Level 42's Mark King joins the V-Dub Island bill
Volkswagen enthusiasts will be able to enjoy the V-Dub Island Show and Shine drive out as it makes its way across the Back of the Wight. «Isle of Wight County Press, Jul 15»
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Toei Screens 1st 3 World Trigger Episodes with English Dub
The Toei Animation booth at Anime Expo is screening the first three episodes of the World Trigger television anime with an English dub this ... «Anime News Network, Jul 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Dub [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/dub>. Nov 2019 ».
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