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verb informal     sub pronunciation in British English
Word Forms
present tense
present participlesubbing
past tensesubbed
past participlesubbed
  1. 1
    [transitive] to substitute one player for another in a sport such as football
  2. 2
    [transitive] British to lend money to someone
  3. 3
    [intransitive] to do someone else’s job for them temporarily
  4. 4
    [intransitive/transitive] to subedit

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a rise in the level of a stream or river

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