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flags

noun
plural of flag

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(Entry 1 of 3)

1 a piece of cloth with a special design that is used as an emblem or for signaling
  • the flags of both countries were prominently displayed at the treaty signing

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2 an object intended to give public notice or warning
  • road crews using handheld stop signs as flags at both ends of the highway construction zone

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flags

verb (1)
present tense third-person singular of flag

Synonyms & Antonyms of flags (Entry 2 of 3)

1 to be limp from lack of water or vigor
  • flowers flagging in the summer heat

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2 to lose bodily strength or vigor
  • we flagged as we neared the end of the long mountain trail

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flags

verb (2)
present tense third-person singular of flag

Synonyms of flags (Entry 3 of 3)

to direct or notify by a movement or gesture
  • flagged the cars into the other parking lot

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“Flags.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/flags. Accessed 14 Aug. 2020.

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