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Definition of tag

Posted by monique kuffer at 06.10.2008 10:11
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Overview of noun tag
The noun tag has 5 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)

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

2. tag
(a label associated with something for the purpose of identification; "semantic tags were attached in order to identify different meanings of the word")

3. rag, shred, tag, tag end, tatter
(a small piece of cloth or paper)

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

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

Overview of verb tag

The verb tag has 5 senses? (first 3 from tagged texts)

1. (3) tag, label, mark
(attach a tag or label to; "label these bottles")

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

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

4. chase, chase after, trail, tail, tag, give chase, dog, go after, track
(go after with the intent to catch; "The policeman chased the mugger down the alley"; "the dog chased the rabbit")

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