Definition of Tag

1. Verb. Attach a tag or label to. "Label these bottles"

Exact synonyms: Label, Mark
Related verbs: Mark
Generic synonyms: Attach
Specialized synonyms: Brand, Brandmark, Trademark, Point, Point, Point, Calibrate, Code, Badge
Derivative terms: Label, Label, Marking
Also: Mark Down, Mark Up

2. Noun. A label written or printed on paper, cardboard, or plastic that is attached to something to indicate its owner, nature, price, etc..
Exact synonyms: Ticket
Generic synonyms: Label
Specialized synonyms: Dog Tag, Dog Tag, Name Tag, Price Tag

3. Verb. Touch a player while he is holding the ball.
Category relationships: Baseball, Baseball Game
Generic synonyms: Touch
Specialized synonyms: Nab

4. Noun. A label associated with something for the purpose of identification. "Semantic tags were attached in order to identify different meanings of the word"
Generic synonyms: Label

5. Verb. Provide with a name or nickname.
Generic synonyms: Call, Name

6. Noun. A small piece of cloth or paper.
Exact synonyms: Rag, Shred, Tag End, Tatter
Generic synonyms: Piece Of Cloth, Piece Of Material
Specialized synonyms: Pine-tar Rag
Derivative terms: Shred

7. Verb. Go after with the intent to catch. "They tag the car down the avenue"; "The dog chased the rabbit"
Exact synonyms: Chase, Chase After, Dog, Give Chase, Go After, Tail, Track, Trail
Specialized synonyms: Tree, Quest, Hound, Hunt, Trace, Run Down
Generic synonyms: Follow, Pursue
Derivative terms: Chase, Chaser, Chaser, Tail, Tailing, Track, Tracker, Tracking, Trailing
Also: Chase Away, Tag Along

8. Noun. A game in which one child chases the others; the one who is caught becomes the next chaser.
Generic synonyms: Child's Game

9. Verb. Supply (blank verse or prose) with rhymes.
Category relationships: Poesy, Poetry, Verse
Generic synonyms: Rhyme, Rime

10. Noun. (sports) the act of touching a player in a game (which changes their status in the game).
Generic synonyms: Touch, Touching
Category relationships: Baseball, Baseball Game

Definition of Tag

1. n. Any slight appendage, as to an article of dress; something slight hanging loosely; specifically, a direction card, or label.

2. v. t. To fit with, or as with, a tag or tags.

3. v. i. To follow closely, as it were an appendage; -- often with after; as, to tag after a person.

4. n. A child's play in which one runs after and touches another, and then runs away to avoid being touched.

Definition of Tag

1. Noun. A small label. ¹

2. Noun. A game played by two or more children in which one child (known as "it") attempts to catch one of the others, who then becomes "it". ¹

3. Noun. A skin tag, an excrescence of skin. ¹

4. Noun. A type of cardboard. ¹

5. Noun. Graffiti in the form of a stylized signature particular to the person who makes the graffiti. ¹

6. Noun. A dangling lock of sheep's wool, matted with dung; a dung tag. ¹

7. Noun. An attribution in narrated dialogue (eg, "he said"). ¹

8. Noun. (Chiefly American English) a vehicle number plate; a medal bearing identification data (animals, soldiers). ¹

9. Noun. (baseball) An instance of touching the baserunner with the ball or the ball in a gloved hand. ¹

10. Noun. (computing) A piece of markup representing an element in a markup language. ¹

11. Noun. (by extension Internet slang) A piece of text which is worded like an element of a markup language to provide context. ¹

12. Noun. (computing) A keyword, term, or phrase associated with or assigned to data, media, and/or information enabling keyword-based classification; often used to categorize content. ¹

13. Verb. (transitive) To label (something). ¹

14. Verb. (transitive graffiti) To mark (something) with one’s tag. ¹

15. Verb. (transitive) To remove dung tags from a sheep. ¹

16. Verb. (transitive baseball colloquial) To hit the ball hard. ¹

17. Verb. (transitive baseball) To put a runner out by touching them with the ball or the ball in a gloved hand. ¹

18. Verb. (transitive computing) To mark with a tag (metadata for classification). ¹

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Definition of Tag

1. to provide with a tag (an identifying marker) [v TAGGED, TAGGING, TAGS]

Medical Definition of Tag

1. See: label, tracer. 2. A small outgrowth or polyp. Anal skin tag, a fibrous polyp of the anus. (05 Mar 2000)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Tag

taffrail log
taffrail logs
taffy apple
tag (current term)
tag along
tag cloud
tag clouds
tag end
tag line
tag off
tag on
tag question
tag questions
tag sale
tag sales
tag soup
tag team

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