Definition of tab

What does the word tab mean? Find synonyms, antonyms and the meaning of the word tab in our free online dictionary! Find words starting with tab and anagrams of tab.

tab - 6 definitions

- noun
1.check -- the bill in a restaurant; "he asked the waiter for the check"
synonyms: check, chit
Source:WordNet 3.0
2.yellow journalism -- sensationalist journalism
synonyms: yellow journalism, tabloid
Source:WordNet 3.0
3.tab key -- the key on a typewriter or a word processor that causes a tabulation
synonyms: tab key
Source:WordNet 3.0
4.tab -- a short strip of material attached to or projecting from something in order to facilitate opening or identifying or handling it; "pull the tab to open the can"; "files with a red tab will be stored separately"; "the collar has a tab with a button hole"; "the filing cards were organized by cards having indexed tabs"
Source:WordNet 3.0
5.pill -- a dose of medicine in the form of a small pellet
synonyms: pill, lozenge, tablet
Source:WordNet 3.0
- verb
6.tab, tabs -- to name or designate
synonyms: tabs, tabbed, tabbing
Source:OWL 2 Web Ontology Language