an emblem (a small piece of plastic or cloth or metal) that signifies your status (rank or membership or affiliation etc.)
"they checked everyone's badge before letting them in"
any feature that is regarded as a sign of status (a particular power or quality or rank)
"wearing a tie was regarded as a badge of respectability"
put a badge on
"The workers here must be badged"
A distinctive mark, token, sign, emblem or cognizance, worn on one's clothing, as an insignia of some rank, or of the membership of an organization.
A small nameplate, identifying the wearer, and often giving additional information.
A card, sometimes with a barcode or magnetic strip, granting access to a certain area.
Something characteristic; a mark; a token.
A term used for one burned in the hand.
He has got his badge, and piked: He was burned in the hand, and is at liberty.
A carved ornament on the stern of a vessel, containing a window or the representation of one.
A distinctive mark worn by servants, retainers, and followers of royalty or nobility, who, being beneath the rank of gentlemen, have no right to armorial bearings.
To mark or distinguish with a badge.
The television was badged as 'GE', but wasn't made by them.
To show a badge to.
He calmed down a lot when the policeman badged him.
To enter a restricted area by showing one's badge.
Origin: From bagea, bagia, of origin; compare with Old English beag.
a distinctive mark, token, sign, or cognizance, worn on the person; as, the badge of a society; the badge of a policeman
something characteristic; a mark; a token
a carved ornament on the stern of a vessel, containing a window or the representation of one
to mark or distinguish with a badge
A badge is a device or fashion accessory, often containing the insignia of an organization, which is presented or displayed to indicate some feat of service, a special accomplishment, a symbol of authority granted by taking an oath, a sign of legitimate employment or student status, or as a simple means of identification. They are also used in advertising, publicity, and for branding purposes. Badges can be made from metal, plastic, leather, textile, rubber, etc., and they are commonly attached to clothing, bags, footwear, vehicles, home electrical equipment, etc. Textile badges or patches can be either woven or embroidered, and can be attached by gluing, ironing-on, sewing or applique. Badges have become highly collectable: in the UK, for example, the Badge Collectors' Circle has been in existence since 1980. In the military, badges are used to denote the unit or arm to which the wearer belongs, and also qualifications received through military training, rank, etc. Similarly, youth organizations such as scouting and guiding use them to show group membership, awards and rank.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
baj, n. a mark or sign by which a person or object is known or distinguished. [M.E. bage—Low L. bagia, bagea, connected by Skeat with Low L. baga, a golden ring, from L. bacca, baca, a berry, also the link of a chain.]
Dictionary of Nautical Terms
Quarter badges. False quarter-galleries in imitation of frigate-built ships. Also, in naval architecture, a carved ornament placed on the outside of small ships, very near the stern, containing either a window, or the representation of one, with marine decorations.
Military Dictionary and Gazetteer
A distinctive mark, token, or sign, worn on the person. Corps badges were worn to distinguish the army corps during the civil war, 1861-65. Marksmen’s badges are given to good shots in most armies.
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The numerical value of Badge in Chaldean Numerology is: 6
The numerical value of Badge in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1
Examples of Badge in a Sentence
He thought he got away with it because he wears a badge. Prove him wrong.
It never crossed my mind not to help whether he’s got a gun or a badge.
We embrace( the cold) more than anything because it's like our badge of honor.
Every one of these is a person with a real life story, a family, not just a badge.
Dad perked up and he said, 'Send my best regards to old iron ass', dick that is indeed a badge of honor.
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- признак, значкаBulgarian
- credencial, piocha, identificaciónSpanish
- merkki, arvomerkki, nimilappu, tuntomerkki, peräpeili, tunnus, nimikyltti, kulkukorttiFinnish
- badge, plaque, décoration, macaron, porte-nom, insigneFrench
- contrassegno, distintivo, targhetta, cartellino, emblemaItalian
- tarja, crachá, distintivo, marcaPortuguese
- distincție, insignă, carte de identificareRomanian
- эмблема, кокарда, бейджик, бедж, бейдж, значок, знак, бляха, [[табличка]] [[с]] [[имя, беджикRussian
- knapp, emblem, ID-kort, märke, namnskylt, identifikation, känneteckenSwedish
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