Definitions for labelˈleɪ bəl
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
la•belˈleɪ bəl(n.; v.)-beled, -bel•ing; -belled, -bel•ling.
(n.)an inscribed slip of paper, cloth, or other material, for attachment to something to indicate its manufacturer, nature, ownership, destination, etc.
a short word or phrase descriptive of a person, group, intellectual movement, etc.
a word or phrase indicating that what follows belongs in a particular category or classification, as the word Physics before a dictionary definition.
Category: Common Vocabulary
a brand or trademark, esp. of a manufacturer.
the manufacturer using such a label.
Category: Common Vocabulary
Ref: wall label .
a molding or dripstone over a door or window.
a radioactive or heavy isotope incorporated into a molecule for use as a tracer.
Category: Medicine, Chemistry
a narrow horizontal heraldic band with downward extensions.
Obs. a strip or narrow piece of anything.
(v.t.)to affix a label to; mark with a label.
to designate or describe by or on a label.
to put in a certain class; classify.
to incorporate a radioactive or heavy isotope into (a molecule) in order to make traceable.
Origin of label:
1275–1325; ME < MF: ribbon, prob. < Gmc
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
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
a tag or sticker on a product
Check the label for washing instructions.
a brand or trademark
a description or categorization
He doesn't deserves the label "monster."
to put a label on
Each item is labeled with a price tag.
to consider or describe in a particular way
She had been unfairly labeled as a racist.
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
A sticker is a type of label: a piece of printed paper or plastic with pressure sensitive adhesive on one side. They can be used for decoration, depending on the situation. They can come in many different shapes, sizes and colours and are put on things such as lunchboxes, in children's rooms, on paper, lockers, notebooks and so on. Some people collect and trade stickers with other collectors. Temporary name tags are usually stickers. Stickers are very widely used when an object requires identification with a word or idea. Brand stickers may be attached to products to label these products as coming from a certain company. They may also be used to describe characteristics of the products that would not be obvious from simple examination. A label dispenser is often used as a convenient way to separate the sticky label from its liner or backing tape. They are frequently distributed as part of promotional, advertising, and political campaigns; for example, in many voting districts in the U.S., stickers indicating an individual has voted are given to each voter as they leave the polling place, largely as a reminder to others to vote. Observers may clap hands, honk a horn or otherwise applaud a good sticker.
British National Corpus
Rank popularity for the word 'label' in Nouns Frequency: #1425
Rank popularity for the word 'label' in Verbs Frequency: #788
Translations for label
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
a small written note fixed on or near anything to tell its contents, owner etc
luggage labels; The label on the blouse said `Do not iron'.
- بِطاقَه، لاصِقَة المعلوماتArabic
- etiquetaPortuguese (BR)
- jmenovka; visačkaCzech
- der ZettelGerman
- mærkeseddel; etiketDanish
- पर्चा, नाम-पत्र, नामHindi
- etichetta, cartellinoItalian
- 상표, 라벨Korean
- etiketė, kortelė (su užrašu)Lithuanian
- etiķete; uzlīmeLatvian
- merkelapp, etikettNorwegian
- etykietka, nalepkaPolish
- ،نوار كوچكى داراى نوشته معلوماتى روى لباس ها برچسبPersian
- وړوكى ليكل شوى كاغذ په جامو نښلول شوىPashto
- ярлык; биркаRussian
- menovka; visačkaSlovak
- etikett, adresslapp, märkeSwedish
- 標籤Chinese (Trad.)
- ярлик; етикеткаUkrainian
- نشان کی پرچیUrdu
- nhãn mácVietnamese
- 标签Chinese (Simp.)
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