T t


    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [tab]
    • /tæb/
    • /tæbd/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [tab]
    • /tæb/

Definitions of tabbed word

  • noun tabbed a small flap, strap, loop, or similar appendage, as on a garment, used for pulling, hanging, or decoration. 1
  • noun tabbed a tag or label. 1
  • noun tabbed a small projection from a card, paper, or folder, used as an aid in filing. 1
  • noun tabbed Informal. a bill, as for a meal in a restaurant; check. 1
  • noun tabbed a small piece attached or intended to be attached, as to an automobile license plate. 1
  • noun tabbed a small flap or tongue of material used to seal or close the opening of a container. 1

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Origin of tabbed

First appearance:

before 1600
One of the 39% oldest English words
1600-10; most senses of unknown origin;in def 7 short for tabulator; in def 10 short for tableau; in defs 4, 15 short for table

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Parts of speech for Tabbed


tabbed popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 93% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
This word is included in each student's vocabulary. Most likely there is at least one movie with this word in the title.

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Synonyms for tabbed

adj tabbed

  • chosen — Chosen is the past participle of choose.
  • deputed — to appoint as one's substitute, representative, or agent.
  • named — a word or a combination of words by which a person, place, or thing, a body or class, or any object of thought is designated, called, or known.

adjective tabbed

  • anointed — chosen officially to do an important job
  • assigned — Simple past tense and past participle of assign.
  • commissioned — the act of committing or entrusting a person, group, etc., with supervisory power or authority.
  • conscript — A conscript is a person who has been made to join the armed forces of a country.
  • drafted — Simple past tense and past participle of draft.

noun tabbed

  • calendared — a table or register with the days of each month and week in a year: He marked the date on his calendar.
  • cannonballed — Simple past tense and past participle of cannonball.
  • docketed — Simple past tense and past participle of docket.
  • eyed — Having eyes.
  • fared — the price of conveyance or passage in a bus, train, airplane, or other vehicle.

verb tabbed

  • card — A card is a piece of stiff paper or thin cardboard on which something is written or printed.
  • census — A census is an official survey of the population of a country that is carried out in order to find out how many people live there and to obtain details of such things as people's ages and jobs.
  • choice — If there is a choice of things, there are several of them and you can choose the one you want.
  • chose — Chose is the past tense of choose.
  • classification — A classification is a division or category in a system which divides things into groups or types.

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