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English noun: brand

1. brand (communication) a name given to a product or service


Synonymsbrand name, marque, trade name


Broader (hypernym)name


Narrower (hyponym)label, recording label


Domain usage membersK-Dur 20, K-lor, K-lyte, Kaochlor, Kinetoscope, Klorvess, Lidocaine, Polaroid, potash muriate, potassium chloride, potassium muriate, Simoniz, Tampax, Xylocaine

2. brand (cognition) a recognizable kind


SamplesThere's a new brand of hero in the movies now.
What make of car is that?.


Synonymsmake


Broader (hypernym)form, kind, sort, variety

3. brand (communication) identification mark on skin, made by burning


Broader (hypernym)mark, marker, marking

4. brand (substance) a piece of wood that has been burned or is burning


Synonymsfirebrand


Broader (hypernym)firewood

5. brand (communication) a symbol of disgrace or infamy


SamplesAnd the Lord set a mark upon Cain.


Synonymsmark, stain, stigma


Broader (hypernym)symbol


Narrower (hyponym)bar sinister, bend sinister, cloven foot, cloven hoof, demerit

6. brand (artifact) a cutting or thrusting weapon that has a long metal blade and a hilt with a hand guard


Synonymsblade, steel, sword


Broader (hypernym)arm, weapon, weapon system


Narrower (hyponym)backsword, broadsword, cavalry sword, cutlas, cutlass, falchion, fencing sword, rapier, saber, sabre, tuck


Instance hyponymExcalibur


Part holonymblade, foible, forte, haft, helve, hilt, peak, point, tip


English verb: brand

1. brand (social) burn with a branding iron to indicate ownership; of animals


Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody something


Broader (hypernym)mark

2. brand (social) to accuse or condemn or openly or formally or brand as disgraceful


SamplesHe denounced the government action.
She was stigmatized by society because she had a child out of wedlock.


Synonymsdenounce, mark, stigmatise, stigmatize


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)label

3. brand (contact) mark with a brand or trademark


SamplesWhen this product is not branded it sells for a lower price.


Synonymsbrandmark, trademark


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)label, mark, tag

4. brand (communication) mark or expose as infamous


SamplesShe was branded a loose woman.


Synonymspost


Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody something


Broader (hypernym)call









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