Definition of sub
- a large sandwich made of a long crusty roll split lengthwise and filled with meats and cheese (and tomato and onion and lettuce and condiments); different names are used in different sections of the United States. Synonyms: Cuban sandwich, Italian sandwich, bomber, grinder, hero, hero sandwich, hoagie, hoagy, poor boy, submarine, submarine sandwich, torpedo, wedge, zep.
- a submersible warship usually armed with torpedoes. Synonyms: U-boat, pigboat, submarine.
- be a substitute; "The young teacher had to substitute for the sick colleague", "The skim milk substitutes for cream--we are on a strict diet". Synonyms: fill in, stand in, substitute.
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