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Princeton's WordNet

  1. trade name, brand name, brand, marquenoun

    a name given to a product or service

  2. brand, makenoun

    a recognizable kind

    "there's a new brand of hero in the movies now"; "what make of car is that?"

  3. brandnoun

    identification mark on skin, made by burning

  4. brand, firebrandnoun

    a piece of wood that has been burned or is burning

  5. mark, stigma, brand, stainnoun

    a symbol of disgrace or infamy

    "And the Lord set a mark upon Cain"--Genesis

  6. sword, blade, brand, steelverb

    a cutting or thrusting weapon that has a long metal blade and a hilt with a hand guard

  7. brandverb

    burn with a branding iron to indicate ownership; of animals

  8. stigmatize, stigmatise, brand, denounce, markverb

    to accuse or condemn or openly or formally or brand as disgraceful

    "He denounced the government action"; "She was stigmatized by society because she had a child out of wedlock"

  9. brand, trademark, brandmarkverb

    mark with a brand or trademark

    "when this product is not branded it sells for a lower price"

  10. post, brandverb

    mark or expose as infamous

    "She was branded a loose woman"

Wiktionary

  1. brandnoun

    A piece of wood red-hot, or still burning, from the fire.

  2. brandnoun

    A sword.

  3. brandnoun

    A mark of ownership made by burning, e.g. on cattle.

  4. brandnoun

    A branding iron.

  5. brandnoun

    A name, symbol, logo, or other item used to distinguish a product, service, or it provider.

  6. brandnoun

    A specific product, service, or provider so distinguished.

    Some brands of breakfast cereal have more sugar than is really healthy.

  7. brandnoun

    Any specific type or variety of something; a distinct style, manner.

  8. brandnoun

    The reputation among some population of an organization, of the products sold under a particular brand name, or of a person.

    The company still has to do more to build the brand.

  9. brandverb

    To burn the flesh with a hot iron, either as a marker (for criminals, slaves etc.) or to cauterise a wound.

    When they caught him, he was branded and then locked up.

  10. brandverb

    To mark (especially cattle) with a brand as proof of ownership.

    The ranch hands had to brand every new calf by lunchtime.

  11. brandverb

    To make an indelible impression on the memory or senses.

    Her face is branded upon my memory.

  12. brandverb

    To stigmatize, label (someone).

    He was branded a fool by everyone that heard his story.

  13. brandverb

    To associate a product or service with a trademark or other name and related images.

    They branded the new detergent "Suds-O", with a nature scene inside a green O on the muted-colored recycled-cardboard box.

  14. brandadjective

    Associated with a particular product, service, or company.

  15. Etymology: brand, from brandaz. Cognate with Dutch brand, German Brand.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. BRANDnoun

    Etymology: brand, Saxon.

    Have I caught thee?
    He that parts us shall bring a brand from heav’n,
    And fire us hence. William Shakespeare, King Lear.

    Take it, she said, and when your needs require,
    This little brand will serve to light your fire. John Dryden, Fab.

    If, with double diligence they labour to retrieve the hours they have lost, they shall be saved; though this is a service of great difficulty, and like a brand plucked out of the fire. John Rogers.

    They looking back, all the eastern side beheld
    Of paradise, so late their happy seat!
    Wav’d over by that flaming brand; the gate
    With dreadful faces throng’d, and firy arms. John Milton, Paradise Lost, b. xii. l. 643.

    The fire omnipotent prepares the brand,
    By Vulcan wrought, and arms his potent hand;
    Then flaming hurls it. George Granville.

    Clerks convict should be burned in the hand, both because they might taste of some corporal punishment, and that they might carry a brand of infamy. Francis Bacon, Hen. VII.

    The rules of good and evil are inverted, and a brand of infamy passes for a badge of honour. Roger L'Estrange.

    Where did his wit on learning fix a brand,
    And rail at arts he did not understand? John Dryden, Macfleckno.

  2. To Brandverb

    To mark with a brand, or note of infamy.

    Etymology: branden, Dutch.

    Have I liv’d thus long a wife, a true one,
    Never yet branded with suspicion? William Shakespeare, Henry VIII.

    The king was after branded, by Perkin’s proclamation, for an execrable breaker of the rights of holy church. Francis Bacon.

    Brand not their actions with so foul a name;
    Pity, at least, what we are forc’d to blame. Dryden.

    Ha! dare not for thy life, I charge thee, dare not
    To brand the spotless virtue of my prince. Nicholas Rowe.

    Our Punick faith
    Is infamous, and branded to a proverb. Joseph Addison, Cato.

    The spreader of the pardons answered him an easier way, by branding him with heresy. Francis Atterbury.

Wikipedia

  1. Brand

    A brand is a name, term, design, symbol, or other feature that distinguishes an organization or product from its rivals in the eyes of the customer. Brands are used in business, marketing, and advertising. Name brands are sometimes distinguished from generic or store brands. The practice of branding is thought to have begun with the ancient Egyptians who were known to have engaged in livestock branding as early as 2,700 BCE. Branding was used to differentiate one person’s cattle from another's by means of a distinctive symbol burned into the animal’s skin with a hot branding iron. If a person stole any of the cattle, anyone else who saw the symbol could deduce the actual owner. However, the term has been extended to mean a strategic personality for a product or company, so that ‘brand’ now suggests the values and promises that a consumer may perceive and buy into. Over time, the practice of branding objects extended to a broader range of packaging and goods offered for sale including oil, wine, cosmetics and fish sauce. Branding is a set of marketing and communication methods that help to distinguish a company or products from competitors, aiming to create a lasting impression in the minds of customers. The key components that form a brand's toolbox include a brand’s identity, brand communication (such as by logos and trademarks), brand awareness, brand loyalty, and various branding (brand management) strategies. Many companies believe that there is often little to differentiate between several types of products in the 21st century, and therefore branding is one of a few remaining forms of product differentiation.Brand equity is the measurable totality of a brand's worth and is validated by assessing the effectiveness of these branding components. As markets become increasingly dynamic and fluctuating, brand equity is a marketing technique to increase customer satisfaction and customer loyalty, with side effects like reduced price sensitivity. A brand is, in essence, a promise to its customers of what they can expect from products and may include emotional as well as functional benefits. When a customer is familiar with a brand, or favours it incomparably to its competitors, this is when a corporation has reached a high level of brand equity. Special accounting standards have been devised to assess brand equity. In accounting, a brand defined as an intangible asset, is often the most valuable asset on a corporation’s balance sheet. Brand owners manage their brands carefully to create shareholder value, and brand valuation is an important management technique that ascribes a monetary value to a brand, and allows marketing investment to be managed (e.g.: prioritized across a portfolio of brands) to maximize shareholder value. Although only acquired brands appear on a company's balance sheet, the notion of putting a value on a brand forces marketing leaders to be focused on long term stewardship of the brand and managing for value. The word ‘brand’ is often used as a metonym referring to the company that is strongly identified with a brand. Marque or make are often used to denote a brand of motor vehicle, which may be distinguished from a car model. A concept brand is a brand that is associated with an abstract concept, like breast cancer awareness or environmentalism, rather than a specific product, service, or business. A commodity brand is a brand associated with a commodity.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Brandverb

    a burning piece of wood; or a stick or piece of wood partly burnt, whether burning or after the fire is extinct

  2. Brandverb

    a sword, so called from its glittering or flashing brightness

  3. Brandverb

    a mark made by burning with a hot iron, as upon a cask, to designate the quality, manufacturer, etc., of the contents, or upon an animal, to designate ownership; -- also, a mark for a similar purpose made in any other way, as with a stencil. Hence, figurately: Quality; kind; grade; as, a good brand of flour

  4. Brandverb

    a mark put upon criminals with a hot iron. Hence: Any mark of infamy or vice; a stigma

  5. Brandverb

    an instrument to brand with; a branding iron

  6. Brandverb

    any minute fungus which produces a burnt appearance in plants. The brands are of many species and several genera of the order Pucciniaei

  7. Brandverb

    to burn a distinctive mark into or upon with a hot iron, to indicate quality, ownership, etc., or to mark as infamous (as a convict)

  8. Brandverb

    to put an actual distinctive mark upon in any other way, as with a stencil, to show quality of contents, name of manufacture, etc

  9. Brandverb

    fig.: To fix a mark of infamy, or a stigma, upon

  10. Brandverb

    to mark or impress indelibly, as with a hot iron

Freebase

  1. Brand

    Brand is the "name, term, design, symbol, or any other feature that identifies one seller's product distinct from those of other sellers" Initially, Branding was adopted to differentiate one person's cattle from another's by means of a distinctive symbol burned into the animal's skin with a hot iron stamp, and was subsequently used in business, marketing and advertising. A modern example of a brand is Coca Cola which belongs to the Coca-Cola Company. A brand is often the most valuable asset of a Corporation. Brand owners manage their brands carefully to create shareholder value, and brand valuation is an important management technique that ascribes a money value to a brand, and allows marketing investment to be managed to maximize shareholder value. Although only acquired brands appear on a company's balance sheet, the notion of putting a value on a brand forces marketing leaders to be focused on long term stewardship of the brand and managing for value. The word "brand" is often used as a metonym, referring to the company that is strongly identified with a brand. Marque or make are often used to denote a brand of motor vehicle, which may be distinguished from a car model. A concept brand is a brand that is associated with an abstract concept, like breast cancer awareness or environmentalism, rather than a specific product, service, or business. A commodity brand is a brand associated with a commodity. Got milk? is an example of a commodity brand.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Brand

    brand, n. a piece of wood burning or partly burned: a mark burned into anything with a hot iron: a trade-mark, made by burning or otherwise, as on casks: a particular sort of goods, from the trade-marks by which they are known, as cigars, &c.: a sword, so called from its glitter: a mark of infamy: a general name for the fungoid diseases or blights of grain crops—bunt, mildew, rust, and smut.—v.t. to burn or mark with a hot iron: to fix a mark of infamy upon.—adj. Brand′ed.—n. Brand′er, a gridiron.—v.t. to cook on the gridiron, as beef-steaks.—p.adjs. Brand′ered, Brand′ering.—ns. Brand′ing-ī′ron, Brand′-ī′ron, an iron to brand with: a trivet or tripod to set a pot or kettle upon: (Spens.) a sword—also Brand′ise, a trivet; Brand′ling, a red worm used by anglers, found commonly in tan-pits.—adj. Brand′-new, quite new (as if newly from the fire).—n. Brand′reth, a stand of wood for a cask or hayrick, a rail round a well.—A brand from the burning, one snatched out of a pressing danger—from Amos, iv. 11. [A.S. brand, brond, from root of Burn.]

The Foolish Dictionary, by Gideon Wurdz

  1. BRAND

    Something carried on the hip, by either beast or man. Can be found on the outside of a short, red steer, or the inside of a long, black bottle.

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. brand

    The Anglo-Saxon for a burnished sword. A burned device or character, especially that of the broad arrow on government stores, to deface or erase which is felony.

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. brand

    The Anglo-Saxon for a burnished sword.

Editors Contribution

  1. brand

    A name for a business, company, enterprise, organization, commodities, goods, products or services and the language to communicate this.

    The coffee brand iss known and loved worldwide.


    Submitted by MaryC on March 1, 2020  

British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Brand' in Nouns Frequency: #1787

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Brand in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Brand in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of Brand in a Sentence

  1. Henning Kreke:

    Douglas has the strength to become a global brand and we will be looking at growth opportunities outside of the European market.

  2. Mike Draper:

    It's a heavy lift to build a brand; you really have to slowly build your customer base, we kind of like these more underrated Midwestern cities.

  3. Charl Wolmarans:

    The listing of their classifieds business under the OLX brand could be the next step.

  4. Edwin Weindorfer:

    So far the players have loved it, they are guaranteed the sun, it's two weeks before Wimbledon, it's relaxed. We want to build a brand there.

  5. Evelyn Mazzocco:

    We are excited to literally be changing the face of the brand, these new dolls represent a line that is more reflective of the world girls see around them - the variety in body type, skin tones and style allows girls to find a doll that speaks to them.

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Translations for Brand

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  • علامة تجارية, ماركةArabic
  • билдә, тамға, бренд, торомбашBashkir
  • белязвам, сорт, главня, ма́рка, вид, клеймо́, белег, отпечатвам се, жигосвам, заклеймявамBulgarian
  • značka, cejchCzech
  • mærke, stemple, indprente, kvalitet, brændemærke, varemærkeDanish
  • Zuchtbrand, Brandmal, Brandzeichen, Label, MarkeGerman
  • markigoEsperanto
  • marca, tizónSpanish
  • دروشم, مارکPersian
  • polttomerkitä, tuotemerkki, polttomerkki, brandiFinnish
  • marquer, style, graver, cataloguer, marque, flétrir, tisonFrench
  • ब्रांडHindi
  • ブランドJapanese
  • យីហោKhmer
  • 상표, 브랜드Korean
  • مارکه‌Kurdish
  • BrandLatin
  • merkeNorwegian
  • brandmerk, merk, brandmerkenDutch
  • merkeNorwegian Nynorsk
  • stemple, stigmatisere, innprente, brennmerke, varemerke, brennemerkeNorwegian
  • bee íʼdiidlíídNavajo, Navaho
  • marca a fogo, marcaPortuguese
  • irpayQuechua
  • marca, însemna, întipări, grava, stigmatiza, efigie, înfieraRomanian
  • вид, тип, заклеймить, головня́, голове́шка, клеймо́, тавро́, клеймить, ма́рка, логоти́п, сорт, бренд, знакRussian
  • brännmärka, varumärke, märkeSwedish
  • బ్రాండ్Telugu

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