brand·​ed ˈbran-dəd How to pronounce branded (audio)
: having a brand name
branded products

Examples of branded in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The price reduction for Humalog will take effect by the end of the year, while the cut for non-branded insulin will take place on May 1. Claire Bugos, Verywell Health, 2 Mar. 2023 The string of agreements left only a single manufacturer of branded and generic opioids, Teva Pharmaceuticals, and a handful of its associated companies, and Anda, a distributor to pharmacies that is a subsidiary of Teva, at trial. Arkansas Online, 31 Dec. 2021 AAdvantage members who hold a co-branded MasterCard will also be able to redeem their airline miles for experiences through the card. Zach Wichter, USA TODAY, 15 Dec. 2022 Haim has worked with Susan Alexandra and though Steak Diane doesn't perform in conventional drag shows, she's created tablescapes for Parade and donned a ultra-extra branded dress to shoot content with Aperol. Taylore Glynn, Allure, 7 Aug. 2022 All of these stagings are accented with non-branded features like woven baskets, chevron-print textiles, and furniture with uniformly sleek Danish modern legs. Curbed, 4 May 2022 The Conservatory became Amazon Luxury Stores’ first multi-branded shop, bringing niche apothecary brands that weren’t available on the e-commerce site. Dallas News, 7 Feb. 2022 While Gudetama’s cute antiproductivity and anticapitalist vibes have helped market an array of branded products — cookbooks, plush toys, Happy Meals, ramen, bedsheets — adventure is a harder sell. Tejal Rao, New York Times, 6 Dec. 2022 Consumers are bypassing more expensive organic grocery brands in favor of non-branded products. Greg Petro, Forbes, 24 June 2022

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Word History

First Known Use

1897, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of branded was in 1897

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Cite this Entry

“Branded.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 Apr. 2024.

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