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label

noun

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(Entry 1 of 2)

a slip (as of paper or cloth) that is attached to something to identify or describe it
  • on its frame the painting had a label with its title and the name of the artist

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label

verb

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1 to attach an identifying slip to
  • he labeled all of the poisonous materials with the familiar skull and crossbones

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2 to give a name to
  • the dictionary labels some words "archaic"

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The first known use of label was in the 14th century

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“Label.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/label. Accessed 22 Jan. 2021.

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