What does Badge mean?

Definitions for Badge
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Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word Badge.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. badge(noun)

    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"

  2. badge(verb)

    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"

  3. badge(verb)

    put a badge on

    "The workers here must be badged"

Wiktionary

  1. badge(Noun)

    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.

    Etymology: From bagea, bagia, of origin; compare with Old English beag.

  2. badge(Noun)

    A small nameplate, identifying the wearer, and often giving additional information.

    Etymology: From bagea, bagia, of origin; compare with Old English beag.

  3. badge(Noun)

    A card, sometimes with a barcode or magnetic strip, granting access to a certain area.

    Etymology: From bagea, bagia, of origin; compare with Old English beag.

  4. badge(Noun)

    Something characteristic; a mark; a token.

    Etymology: From bagea, bagia, of origin; compare with Old English beag.

  5. badge(Noun)

    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.

    Etymology: From bagea, bagia, of origin; compare with Old English beag.

  6. badge(Noun)

    A carved ornament on the stern of a vessel, containing a window or the representation of one.

    Etymology: From bagea, bagia, of origin; compare with Old English beag.

  7. badge(Noun)

    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.

    Etymology: From bagea, bagia, of origin; compare with Old English beag.

  8. badge(Verb)

    To mark or distinguish with a badge.

    The television was badged as 'GE', but wasn't made by them.

    Etymology: From bagea, bagia, of origin; compare with Old English beag.

  9. badge(Verb)

    To show a badge to.

    He calmed down a lot when the policeman badged him.

    Etymology: From bagea, bagia, of origin; compare with Old English beag.

  10. badge(Verb)

    To enter a restricted area by showing one's badge.

    Etymology: From bagea, bagia, of origin; compare with Old English beag.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Badge(noun)

    a distinctive mark, token, sign, or cognizance, worn on the person; as, the badge of a society; the badge of a policeman

  2. Badge(noun)

    something characteristic; a mark; a token

  3. Badge(noun)

    a carved ornament on the stern of a vessel, containing a window or the representation of one

  4. Badge(verb)

    to mark or distinguish with a badge

Freebase

  1. 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

  1. Badge

    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

  1. badge

    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

  1. badge

    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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Anagrams for Badge »

  1. begad, debag

  2. Begad

  3. Debag

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Badge in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Badge in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of Badge in a Sentence

  1. Javier Salazar:

    It’s a member of the family whether we knew him or not. We all wear the same uniform. We all wear the same badge. We’re going to step and do what we need to do for each other, i know Jesse would be doing this himself absolutely if he could right now. Being that he can’t be with us, he’s got 1,500 brothers and sisters that are willing to do it for him.

  2. Michael Avenatti:

    They targeted my client. They planned to entrap her at that performance that night and they subsequently succeeded, and if ultimately it shows that in fact it was politically motivated, and they purposely sought her out and attempted to use the force of the badge and the law in order to arrest her, that's a very serious matter.

  3. Scott Bookstein:

    My client never had any desire or intention of harming the Pope, any dignitaries, law enforcement personnel or any other individual, according to the allegations against him, ... Mr. Cannella's misconduct was unlawfully entering a restricted area of JFK airport by following a motorcade and flashing a badge.

  4. Former President George W. Bush:

    Dad perked up and he said, 'Send my best regards to old iron ass', dick that is indeed a badge of honor.

  5. Officer James Frascatore:

    Yes. I’m not mincing words here, in my opinion he should never have a badge again because I think it’s people like him that give the entire force a bad name.

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Translations for Badge

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  • شارةArabic
  • признак, значкаBulgarian
  • odznakCzech
  • nodweddWelsh
  • AbzeichenGerman
  • credencial, piocha, identificaciónSpanish
  • merkki, arvomerkki, nimilappu, tuntomerkki, peräpeili, tunnus, nimikyltti, kulkukorttiFinnish
  • badge, plaque, décoration, macaron, porte-nom, insigneFrench
  • תגHebrew
  • contrassegno, distintivo, targhetta, cartellino, emblemaItalian
  • バッジJapanese
  • lencanaMalay
  • odznakaPolish
  • 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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