American English

Definition of tab verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they tab
    he / she / it tabs
    past simple tabbed
    -ing form tabbing
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  1. 1tab somebody (as) something to say that someone is suitable for a particular job or role or describe them in a particular way He has been tabbed by many people as a future champion.
  2. 2tab something to use the tab key when you are using a keyboard
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: tab