Tag Definition

Define what is Tag?

1. tag, ticket (noun)

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

    Synonyms: ticket

    label noun
    an identifying or descriptive marker that is attached to an object.


    dog tag noun
    metal plate on a dog collar bearing its registration number.

    dog tag noun
    military identification tag worn on a chain around the neck.

    name tag noun
    a tag showing the name of the person who wears it.

    price tag noun
    a tag showing the price of the article it is attached to.

    2. Mark, tag, label (verb)

    attach a tag or label to.

    • label these bottles.
    Synonyms: Mark, label

    attach verb
    cause to be attached.


    brandmark, trademark, brand verb
    mark with a brand or trademark.

    point verb
    mark (a psalm text) to indicate the points at which the music changes.

    point verb
    mark with diacritics.

    point verb
    mark (Hebrew words) with diacritics.

    calibrate verb
    mark (the scale of a measuring instrument) so that it can be read in the desired units.

    code verb
    attach a code to.

    badge verb
    put a badge on.

    3. tag (noun)

    a label associated with something for the purpose of identification.

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

    label noun
    an identifying or descriptive marker that is attached to an object.

    4. tag (verb)

    touch a player while he is holding the ball.


      touch verb
      make physical contact with, come in contact with.


      nab verb
      tag the base runner to get him out.

      5. rag, tag end, tatter, shred, tag (noun)

      a small piece of cloth or paper.

        Synonyms: rag, tag end, tatter, shred

        piece of cloth, piece of material noun
        a separate part consisting of fabric.


        pine-tar rag noun
        baseball equipment consisting of a rag soaked with pine tar; used on the handle of a baseball bat to give a batter a firm grip.

        6. tag (verb)

        provide with a name or nickname.


          Call, name verb
          assign a specified (usually proper) proper name to.

          7. tag (noun)

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


            child's game noun
            a game enjoyed by children.

            8. Chase, dog, give chase, go after, tail, chase after, trail, track, tag (verb)

            go after with the intent to catch.

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

            pursue, follow verb
            follow in or as if in pursuit.


            Tree verb
            chase an animal up a tree.

            quest verb
            search the trail of (game).

            hound, Hunt, trace verb
            pursue or chase relentlessly.

            run down verb
            pursue until captured.

            9. tag (noun)

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


              touching, touch noun
              the act of putting two things together with no space between them.

              10. tag (verb)

              supply (blank verse or prose) with rhymes.


                rhyme, rime verb
                compose rhymes.

                Nearby Terms

                tag along (verb)
                go along with, often uninvited

                tag end (noun)
                a small piece of cloth or paper

                tag line (noun)
                the point of a joke or humorous story

                tag on (verb)
                fix to; attach

                Tagalog (noun)
                a member of a people native to the Philippines chiefly inhabiting central Luzon around and including Manila

                tagalong (noun)
                someone who persistently (and annoyingly) follows along

                Tagamet (noun)
                a drug (trade name Tagamet) used to treat peptic ulcers by decreasing the secretion of stomach acid

                tagasaste (noun)
                shrub of Canary Islands having bristle-tipped oblanceolate leaves; used as cattle fodder

                Tagetes erecta (noun)
                a stout branching annual with large yellow to orange flower heads; Mexico and Central America

                Tagetes patula (noun)
                strong-scented bushy annual with orange or yellow flower heads marked with red; Mexico and Guatemala

                Tageteste (noun)

                tagged (adjective)
                bearing or marked with a label or tag

                tagger (noun)
                someone who assigns labels to the grammatical constituents of textual matter

                tagging program (noun)
                a computer program that attaches labels to the grammatical constituents of textual matter

                tagliatelle (noun)
                pasta cut in narrow ribbons