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English noun: tag

1. tag (communication) a label written or printed on paper, cardboard, or plastic that is attached to something to indicate its owner, nature, price, etc.


Synonymsticket


Broader (hypernym)label


Narrower (hyponym)dog tag, dog tag, name tag, price tag

2. tag (communication) a label associated with something for the purpose of identification


SamplesSemantic tags were attached in order to identify different meanings of the word.


Broader (hypernym)label

3. tag (artifact) a small piece of cloth or paper


Synonymsrag, shred, tag end, tatter


Broader (hypernym)piece of cloth, piece of material


Narrower (hyponym)pine-tar rag

4. tag (act) a game in which one child chases the others; the one who is caught becomes the next chaser


Broader (hypernym)child's game


Domain category memberstag

5. tag (act) (sports) the act of touching a player in a game (which changes their status in the game)


Broader (hypernym)touch, touching


Domain categorybaseball, baseball game, tag


English verb: tag

1. tag (contact) attach a tag or label to


SamplesLabel these bottles.


Synonymslabel, mark


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


Broader (hypernym)attach


Narrower (hyponym)badge, brand, brandmark, calibrate, code, point, point, point, trademark


Verb groupmark

2. tag (contact) touch a player while he is holding the ball


Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)touch


Narrower (hyponym)nab


Domain categorybaseball, baseball game

3. tag (communication) provide with a name or nickname


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)call, name

4. tag (motion) go after with the intent to catch


SamplesThe policeman chased the mugger down the alley.
The dog chased the rabbit.


Synonymschase, chase after, dog, give chase, go after, tail, track, trail


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


Broader (hypernym)follow, pursue


Narrower (hyponym)hound, hunt, quest, run down, trace, tree

5. tag (creation) supply (blank verse or prose) with rhymes


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)rhyme, rime


Domain categorypoesy, poetry, verse









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