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English noun: dub

1. dub (cognition) the new sounds added by dubbing

Broader (hypernym)auditory sensation, sound

English verb: dub

1. dub (communication) give a nickname to

ExamplesThey dub him "Bobby"


Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody something

Broader (hypernym)call, name

2. dub (communication) provide (movies) with a soundtrack of a foreign language

ExamplesSam and Sue dub the movie

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something

Broader (hypernym)synchronise, synchronize

Entailinterpret, render, translate

Domain categoryfilm, flick, motion picture, motion-picture show, movie, moving picture, moving-picture show, pic, picture, picture show

3. dub (social) raise (someone) to knighthood

SamplesThe Beatles were knighted.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody

Broader (hypernym)ennoble, entitle, gentle

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