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label

la·bel

label

 
 
pronunciation:
leI bl
parts of speech:
noun, verb
part of speech: noun
definition: a small piece of paper or cloth that is attached to an object. A label gives information about what the object contains, how to use it, or who owns it.
The label in my sweater says to wash it in cold water.I typed the address on a label and taped it to the package.
synonyms:
tag
similar words:
mark, sticker
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: labeled, labeling, labels
definition: to mark with a label, or attach a name to something.
The school asked the parents to label their children's clothes.
similar words:
classify, name, stamp
derivation: labeler (n.)