Definition of Label

1. Noun. A brief description given for purposes of identification. "The label Modern is applied to many different kinds of architecture"

Generic synonyms: Description

2. Verb. Assign a label to; designate with a label. "These students were labelled `learning disabled'"
Specialized synonyms: Call, Address, Direct, Call, Name, Brand, Denounce, Mark, Stigmatise, Stigmatize
Generic synonyms: Denominate, Designate

3. Noun. Trade name of a company that produces musical recordings. "The artists and repertoire department of a recording label is responsible for finding new talent"
Exact synonyms: Recording Label
Generic synonyms: Brand, Brand Name, Marque, Trade Name

4. Verb. Attach a tag or label to. "Label these bottles"
Exact synonyms: Mark, Tag
Related verbs: Mark
Generic synonyms: Attach
Specialized synonyms: Brand, Brandmark, Trademark, Point, Point, Point, Calibrate, Code, Badge
Also: Mark Down, Mark Up
Derivative terms: Marking, Tag

5. Noun. A radioactive isotope that is used in a compound in order to trace the mechanism of a chemical reaction.
Generic synonyms: Radioisotope

6. Verb. Pronounce judgment on. "They labeled him unfit to work here"
Exact synonyms: Judge, Pronounce
Generic synonyms: Adjudge, Declare, Hold
Specialized synonyms: Acquit, Assoil, Clear, Discharge, Exculpate, Exonerate, Convict, Tout, Find, Rule, Qualify, Disqualify, Intonate, Intone
Derivative terms: Judgment, Pronouncement

7. Noun. An identifying or descriptive marker that is attached to an object.
Generic synonyms: Mark, Marker, Marking
Specialized synonyms: Gummed Label, Paster, Sticker, Tag, Ticket, Tag, Title Bar

8. Verb. Distinguish (as a compound or molecule) by introducing a labeled atom.

9. Verb. Distinguish (an element or atom) by using a radioactive isotope or an isotope of unusual mass for tracing through chemical reactions.

Definition of Label

1. n. A tassel.

2. v. t. To affix a label to; to mark with a name, etc.; as, to label a bottle or a package.

Definition of Label

1. Noun. A small ticket or sign giving information about something to which it is attached or intended to be attached. ¹

2. Noun. A name given to something or someone to categorise them as part of a particular social group. ¹

3. Noun. A company that sells records. ¹

4. Noun. (computing) A user-defined alias for a numerical designation, the reverse of an enumeration. ¹

5. Noun. (computing) A named place in source code that can be jumped to using a GOTO or equivalent construct. ¹

6. Verb. (transitive) To put a label (a ticket or sign) on (something). ¹

7. Verb. (transitive) To give a label to (someone or something) in order to categorise that person or thing. ¹

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Definition of Label

1. to describe or designate [v -BELED, -BELING, -BELS or -BELLED, -BELLING, -BELS]

Medical Definition of Label

1. 1. To incorporate into a compound a substance that is readily detected, such as a radionuclide, whereby its metabolism can be followed or its physical distribution detected. 2. The substance so incorporated. (05 Mar 2000)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Label

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Literary usage of Label

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

1. Cyclopedia of American Horticulture: Comprising Suggestions for Cultivation by Liberty Hyde Bailey, Wilhelm Miller (1900)
"The characters demanded iu u good plant label are legibility, convenience, durability and a reasonable cheapness. The purposes for which labels are needed ..."

2. American Labor Unions by Helen Marot (1914)
"CHAPTER IX THE UNION label Purpose of the AF of L. label—Ground of employers' acceptance—Claims for the label as a method of organization— As used by the ..."

3. The Law of Unfair Competition and Trademarks: With Chapters on Good-will by Harry Dwight Nims (1917)
"It is just as unfair to copy an unregistered label if a fraud is likely to result ... (b) Features of an Action as to a label.—Where the case involves the ..."

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