Definitions for tagtæg

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

tagtæg(n.; v.)tagged, tag•ging.

  1. (n.)a piece of paper, plastic, etc., attached to something as a marker or label:

    a price tag.

  2. any small hanging or loosely attached part or piece; tatter.

  3. a loop of material sewn on a garment so that it can be hung up.

  4. a metal or plastic tip at the end of a shoelace or cord.

  5. a small piece of tinsel or the like tied to the shank of a fishhook at the body of an artificial fly.

    Category: Sport

  6. the tail end or concluding part, as of a proceeding.

  7. Ref: tag line.

  8. a symbol or other labeling device indicating the beginning or end of a unit of information in an electronic document.

    Category: Computers

  9. an addition to a speech or writing, as the moral of a fable.

  10. a quotation added for special effect.

  11. a descriptive word or phrase applied to a person, group, etc., as a label or identifier; epithet.

  12. a lock of hair.

  13. a matted lock of wool on a sheep.

    Category: Animal Husbandry

  14. the white tip of the tail of a fox.

    Category: Sport

  15. (v.t.)to furnish with a tag; attach a tag to.

  16. to append as a tag, addition, or afterthought.

  17. to attach or give an epithet to; label.

  18. to write graffiti on.

    Category: Common Vocabulary

  19. to give a traffic ticket to.

  20. to hold accountable for something; attach blame to.

  21. to set a price on; fix the cost of.

  22. to follow closely.

    Category: Informal

  23. to remove the tags of wool from (a sheep).

  24. (v.i.)to follow closely:

    to tag along behind someone.

  25. to write graffiti.

    Category: Common Vocabulary

Origin of tag:

1375–1425; late ME tagge


tagtæg(n.; v.)tagged, tag•ging.

  1. (n.)a children's game in which one player chases the others in an effort to touch one of them, who then becomes the pursuer.

    Category: Games

  2. an act or instance of tagging a runner in baseball.

    Category: Sport

  3. (v.t.)to touch in or as if in the game of tag.

  4. to put out ( a runner) in baseball by a touch with the ball held in the hand or glove.

    Category: Sport

  5. to make a hit or run in batting against (a baseball pitcher).

    Category: Sport

  6. Informal. to strike (a person or object) solidly.

    Category: Common Vocabulary, Sport

  7. tag up, (of a runner in baseball) to touch the base before attempting to advance after the catch of a fly ball.

    Category: Sport, Verb Phrase

Origin of tag:

1730–40; perh. identical with tag1

Princeton's WordNet

  1. tag, ticket(noun)

    a label written or printed on paper, cardboard, or plastic that is attached to something to indicate its owner, nature, price, etc.

  2. tag(noun)

    a label associated with something for the purpose of identification

    "semantic tags were attached in order to identify different meanings of the word"

  3. rag, shred, tag, tag end, tatter(noun)

    a small piece of cloth or paper

  4. tag(noun)

    a game in which one child chases the others; the one who is caught becomes the next chaser

  5. tag(verb)

    (sports) the act of touching a player in a game (which changes their status in the game)

  6. tag, label, mark(verb)

    attach a tag or label to

    "label these bottles"

  7. tag(verb)

    touch a player while he is holding the ball

  8. tag(verb)

    provide with a name or nickname

  9. chase, chase after, trail, tail, tag, give chase, dog, go after, track(verb)

    go after with the intent to catch

    "The policeman chased the mugger down the alley"; "the dog chased the rabbit"

  10. tag(verb)

    supply (blank verse or prose) with rhymes

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. tag(noun)æg

    a small piece of paper, cloth, etc. attached to sth, giving information

    a price tag; new students wearing name tags

  2. tagæg

    a game in which one child runs to try to catch others

    kids playing tag

  3. tag(verb)æg

    to put a tag on sth

    Scientists tagged the birds to track their movements.


  1. tag(Noun)

    A small label.

  2. tag(Noun)

    A game played by two or more children in which one child (known as "it") attempts to catch one of the others, who then becomes "it".

  3. tag(Noun)

    A skin tag, an excrescence of skin.

  4. tag(Noun)

    A type of cardboard.

  5. tag(Noun)

    Graffiti in the form of a stylized signature particular to the person who makes the graffiti.

  6. tag(Noun)

    A dangling lock of sheep's wool, matted with dung; a dung tag.

  7. tag(Noun)

    An attribution in narrated dialogue (eg, "he said").

  8. tag(Noun)

    a vehicle number plate; a medal bearing identification data (animals, soldiers).

  9. tag(Noun)

    An instance of touching the baserunner with the ball or the ball in a gloved hand.

    The tag was applied at second for the final out.

  10. tag(Verb)

    To label (something).

  11. tag(Verb)

    To mark (something) with oneu2019s tag.

  12. tag(Verb)

    To remove dung tags from a sheep.

    Regularly tag the rear ends of your sheep.

  13. tag(Verb)

    To hit the ball hard.

    He really tagged that ball.

  14. tag(Verb)

    To put a runner out by touching them with the ball or the ball in a gloved hand.

    He tagged the runner for the out.

  15. tag(Verb)

    To mark with a tag (metadata for classification).

    I am tagging my music files by artist and genre.

  16. tag(Noun)

    A piece of markup representing an element in a markup language.

    The tag provides a title for the Web page.

  17. tag(Noun)

    A piece of text which is worded like an element of a markup language to provide context.

    The tag conveys sarcasm.

  18. tag(Noun)

    A keyword, term, or phrase associated with or assigned to data, media, and/or information enabling keyword-based classification; often used to categorize content.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Tag(noun)

    any slight appendage, as to an article of dress; something slight hanging loosely; specifically, a direction card, or label

  2. Tag(noun)

    a metallic binding, tube, or point, at the end of a string, or lace, to stiffen it

  3. Tag(noun)

    the end, or catchword, of an actor's speech; cue

  4. Tag(noun)

    something mean and paltry; the rabble

  5. Tag(noun)

    a sheep of the first year

  6. Tag(noun)

    a sale of usually used items (such as furniture, clothing, household items or bric-a-brac), conducted by one or a small group of individuals, at a location which is not a normal retail establishment

  7. Tag(verb)

    to fit with, or as with, a tag or tags

  8. Tag(verb)

    to join; to fasten; to attach

  9. Tag(verb)

    to follow closely after; esp., to follow and touch in the game of tag. See Tag, a play

  10. Tag(verb)

    to follow closely, as it were an appendage; -- often with after; as, to tag after a person

  11. Tag

    a child's play in which one runs after and touches another, and then runs away to avoid being touched

Anagrams of tag

  1. gat, GTA, TGA

  2. GTA

  3. TGA

Translations for tag

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


a label

a price-tag; a name-tag.

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