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tag

noun

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(Entry 1 of 3)

a slip (as of paper or cloth) that is attached to something to identify or describe it
  • read the tag on the shirt to find out if I could wash it or if it had to be dry-cleaned

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tag

verb (1)

Synonyms & Antonyms of tag (Entry 2 of 3)

1 to attach an identifying slip to
  • tagged all the dresses with sale stickers before putting them on the rack

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2 to go after or on the track of
  • wildlife experts surreptitiously tagged the timber wolf, carefully keeping a safe distance so the wolf wouldn't catch their scent and run

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tag

verb (2)

Synonyms & Antonyms of tag (Entry 3 of 3)

1 to deliver a blow to (someone or something) usually in a strong vigorous manner
  • he tagged me with a right hook and blackened my eye

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2 to decide to accept (someone or something) from a group of possibilities
  • she tagged her most experienced operative for the special mission

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

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“Tag.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/tag. Accessed 27 Jul. 2021.

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