Definitions for labelˈleɪ bəl
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word label
a brief description given for purposes of identification
"the label Modern is applied to many different kinds of architecture"
label, recording label(noun)
trade name of a company that produces musical recordings
"the artists and repertoire department of a recording label is responsible for finding new talent"
a radioactive isotope that is used in a compound in order to trace the mechanism of a chemical reaction
an identifying or descriptive marker that is attached to an object
assign a label to; designate with a label
"These students were labelled `learning disabled'"
tag, label, mark(verb)
attach a tag or label to
"label these bottles"
pronounce, label, judge(verb)
pronounce judgment on
"They labeled him unfit to work here"
distinguish (as a compound or molecule) by introducing a labeled atom
distinguish (an element or atom) by using a radioactive isotope or an isotope of unusual mass for tracing through chemical reactions
A small ticket or sign giving information about something to which it is attached or intended to be attached.
A name given to something or someone to categorise them as part of a particular social group.
Ever since he started going to the rock club, he's been given the label "waster".
A company that sells records.
The label signed the band after hearing a demo tape.
A user-defined alias for a numerical designation, the reverse of an enumeration.
Storage devices can be given by label or id.
A named place in source code that can be jumped to using a GOTO or equivalent construct.
To put a label (a ticket or sign) on (something).
The shop assistant labeled all the products in the shop.
To give a label to (someone or something) in order to categorise that person or thing.
He's been unfairly labeled as a cheat, although he's only ever cheated once.
Origin: From label, from label (Modern French: lambeau), from Old , from lappōn, from leb-. Cognate with lappa, læppa. More at lap.
a slip of silk, paper, parchment, etc., affixed to anything, usually by an inscription, the contents, ownership, destination, etc.; as, the label of a bottle or a package
a slip of ribbon, parchment, etc., attached to a document to hold the appended seal; also, the seal
a writing annexed by way of addition, as a codicil added to a will
a barrulet, or, rarely, a bendlet, with pendants, or points, usually three, especially used as a mark of cadency to distinguish an eldest or only son while his father is still living
a brass rule with sights, formerly used, in connection with a circumferentor, to take altitudes
the name now generally given to the projecting molding by the sides, and over the tops, of openings in mediaeval architecture. It always has a /quare form, as in the illustration
in mediaeval art, the representation of a band or scroll containing an inscription
to affix a label to; to mark with a name, etc.; as, to label a bottle or a package
to affix in or on a label
Origin: [OF. label sort of ribbon or fringe, label in heraldry, F. lambeau shred, strip, rag; of uncertain origin; cf. L. labellum, dim. of labrum lip, edge, margin, G. lappen flap, patch, rag, tatter (cf. Lap of a dress), W. llab, llabed, label, flap, Gael. leab, leob, slice, shred, hanging lip.]
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Rank popularity for the word 'label' in Nouns Frequency: #1425
Rank popularity for the word 'label' in Verbs Frequency: #788
Translations for label
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- etiquetar, etiquetaCatalan, Valencian
- označit, štítek, nálepkaCzech
- Beschriftung, etikettieren, EtikettGerman
- [[δισκογραφικός, [[κολλάω]] [[ετικέτα]], [[κατατάσσω]] [[σε]], βαφτίζω, ετικέτα, ταμπέλα, [[φοράω]] [[την]] [[ταμπέλα]]Greek
- etiquetar, etiqueta, rótulo, rotularSpanish
- برچسب زدن, برچسبPersian
- etiketti, laputtaa, leimata, leima, levy-yhtiöFinnish
- étiquette, étiqueterFrench
- etichetta, etichettareItalian
- aanbrengen, bestempelen, categoriseren, etiket, label, prijzen, platenmaatschappij, etiketterenDutch
- etykieta, nalepka, etykietka, etykietować, label, metka, wytwórnia, wytwórnia płytowaPolish
- classificar, rótulo, etiquetar, rotular, etiquetaPortuguese
- eticheta, categorisiRomanian
- ярлык, клеймо, наклейка, бирка, наклеивать ярлыки, этикетка, лейбл, вешать ярлыки, клеймитьRussian
- налепница, nalepnicaSerbo-Croatian
- beteckna, beteckning, märka, etikettera, etikett, skivbolagSwedish
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