Definition of Branding

1. Noun. The act of stigmatizing.

Exact synonyms: Stigmatisation, Stigmatization
Generic synonyms: Disapproval
Derivative terms: Stigmatise, Stigmatise, Stigmatize, Stigmatize



Definition of Branding

1. Noun. process in which a mark, usually a symbol or ornamental pattern, is burned into the skin of a living person or animal ¹

2. Verb. (present participle of brand) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Branding

1. the promoting of a product by associating it with a brand name [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Branding

brand spanking new
brand spore
brand stretch
brandable
brandade
brandades
brandalism
brandcasting
branded
brander
brandered
branders
brandholzite
brandied
brandies
branding (current term)
branding iron
branding irons
branding moment
branding moments
brandings
brandise
brandises
brandish
brandished
brandisher
brandishers
brandishes
brandishing
brandishings

Literary usage of Branding

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Notes and Queries by Martim de Albuquerque (1857)
"In France branding, la marque, was originally one of the punishments of the Code ... But by a law of April 28, 1832, branding was omitted from the list of ..."

2. Western Live-stock Management by Carl N. Kennedy, George Roy Samson, Oran Milton Nelson, Ermine Lawrence Potter (1917)
"branding stamp and iron. On the farm it is sometimes desirable to mark sheep so ... The commonest practice is the use of a branding paint or fluid which is ..."

3. The Queensland Law Journal Reports: Cases Decided from 1st of June, 1882, to by Queensland Supreme Court, W. H. Osborne (1887)
"The bench, consisting of the above-named justices, convicted Williams of illegally branding the calf with his registered brand, not being its lawful owner, ..."

4. Western Grazing Grounds and Forest Ranges: A History of the Live-stock by Will Croft Barnes (1913)
"It was easily kicked over by a struggling calf and, worst of all, in the rush and hurry "Hog Tied"—A (Horse Tied Down for branding or ..."

5. Ten Years a Cowboy by Charles Clement Post (1899)
"but so soon as she nears the men on foot the cow stops, and then leaves the calf to its fate. If branding is done in the open, one man holds the bunch ..."

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