(noun, verb)


1. a relatively large open container that you fill with water and use to wash the body

Similar word(s): bathtub

Definition categories: man–made, vessel

2. a large open vessel for holding or storing liquids

Similar word(s): vat

Definition categories: man–made, vessel

3. the amount that a tub will hold

- a tub of water

Similar word(s): tubful

Definition categories: quantity, containerful

Sentences with tub as a noun:

- He bought a tub of lard to roast the potatoes in.

- He added a tub of margarine to the stew.

- a tub of gin

- Lars: You ready to help take down Gizmo?r />Vault Dweller: You bet. Let's nail that tub. [1]


1. (transitive) To plant, set, or store in a tub.

- to tub a plant

2. (intransitive) To bathe.