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English noun: badge

1. badge (communication) an emblem (a small piece of plastic or cloth or metal) that signifies your status (rank or membership or affiliation etc.)


SamplesThey checked everyone's badge before letting them in.


Broader (hypernym)allegory, emblem


Narrower (hyponym)black belt, blue ribbon, button, chevron, cordon bleu, grade insignia, I.D., ID, insignia, merit badge, stripe, stripe, stripes

2. badge (cognition) any feature that is regarded as a sign of status (a particular power or quality or rank)


SamplesWearing a tie was regarded as a badge of respectability.


Broader (hypernym)characteristic, feature


English verb: badge

1. badge (contact) put a badge on


SamplesThe workers here must be badged.


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


Broader (hypernym)label, mark, tag









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