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tag1

tag1

 
pronunciation:
taeg
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb, intransitive verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a piece of cardboard, thin metal, cloth, or other material that identifies, labels, or gives information about the thing to which it is attached.
The sign says these shirts are $19.99, but the tag on this one says it's $14.99.The tag on this sweater always scratches the back of my neck.
synonyms:
label, tab, ticket
similar words:
docket, sticker, stub
definition 2: any of various distinctive ends, esp. of something hanging loose, as a shoelace or an animal's tail.
synonyms:
tail, trailer
similar words:
end, train
definition 3: a floppy or ragged tatter or projection.
synonyms:
flap, tail, tatter
similar words:
lap, lappet, shred, stub
definition 4: a phrase, speech, or the like that serves as an ending or summation.
synonyms:
annex, appendix
similar words:
codicil, postscript, rider, summation
definition 5: a phrase, nickname, or the like that serves to characterize someone or something.
synonyms:
label, name, nickname
similar words:
epithet, sobriquet, term
 
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: tagged, tagging, tags
definition 1: to attach a tag or tags to, as one or more items for sale.
synonyms:
label, ticket
similar words:
tab
definition 2: to identify or characterize, esp. with a word or phrase.
She tagged him as an egotist.
synonyms:
call, label, nickname, term
similar words:
designate, dub, mark
definition 3: to add or append.
The lawyer tagged an extra fee on my bill.
synonyms:
affix, annex, append, suffix, tack on
similar words:
attach
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
definition: (informal) to follow or accompany someone closely (usu. fol. by after or along).
Being curious, he tagged along with us.
synonyms:
tail, trail
similar words:
dog, follow, pursue
derivation: taglike (adj.)
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