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1. nub

noun. ['ˈnʌb'] a small piece.

Synonyms

  • part
  • nubbin
  • stub

Antonyms

  • loss
  • gain
  • infield
  • peripheral

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Words that Rhyme with Nub

  • strubbe
  • strub
  • scrub
  • stubbe
  • stub
  • shrub
  • grubb
  • grub
  • drub
  • clubb
  • club
  • tubb
  • tub
  • sub
  • rub
  • pub
  • jubb
  • hub
  • dub
  • cub
  • chubb
  • bubb
  • bub

Example sentences of the word nub


1. Noun, singular or mass
You can trim off the little white nub of tendon with a knife or kitchen shears.

2. Noun, plural
Pull the other plastic nub off.

2. nub

noun. ['ˈnʌb'] the choicest or most essential or most vital part of some idea or experience.

Synonyms

  • core
  • centre
  • sum
  • hypostasis
  • nitty-gritty
  • center
  • bare bones
  • heart and soul
  • cognitive content
  • haecceity
  • pith
  • marrow
  • gist
  • meat
  • quiddity
  • mental object
  • quintessence
  • substance
  • kernel
  • content
  • inwardness
  • essence
  • heart

Antonyms

  • conductor
  • unclog
  • unstuff
  • pull

3. nub

noun. ['ˈnʌb'] a small lump or protuberance.

Synonyms

  • swelling
  • prominence
  • bulge
  • protrusion
  • bump
  • nubble
  • gibbosity
  • jut
  • gibbousness
  • extrusion
  • excrescence
  • protuberance

Antonyms

  • left
  • belief
  • unbelief
  • approval
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