Definitions for label
Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word label.
a brief description given for purposes of identification
"the label Modern is applied to many different kinds of architecture"
label, recording labelnoun
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, markverb
attach a tag or label to
"label these bottles"
pronounce, label, judgeverb
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
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.
Etymology: From label, from label (Modern French: lambeau), from Old, from lappōn, from leb-. Cognate with lappa, læppa. More at lap.
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Etymology: labellum, Latin.
When wak’d, I found
This label on my bosom; whose containing
Is so from sense in hardness, that I can
Make no collection of it. William Shakespeare, Cymbeline.
On the label of lead, the heads of St. Peter and St. Paul are impressed from the papal seal. John Ayliffe, Parergon.
God join’d my heart to Romeo’s; thou our hands;
And ere this hand by thee to Romeo seal’d,
Shall be the label to another deed,
Or my true heart with treacherous revolt
Turn to another, this shall slay them both. William Shakespeare.
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
Etymology: [OF. label sort of ribbon or fringe, label in heraldry, F. lambeau shred, strip, rag; of uncertain origin; cf. L. labellum, dim. of labrum lip, edge, margin, G. lappen flap, patch, rag, tatter (cf. Lap of a dress), W. llab, llabed, label, flap, Gael. leab, leob, slice, shred, hanging lip.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
lā′bel, n. a small slip of writing affixed to anything to denote its contents, ownership, &c.: (law) a paper annexed to a will, as a codicil: (her.) a fillet with pendants: (archit.) the dripstone over a Gothic window or doorway arch.—v.t. to affix a label to: to describe by or on a label:—pr.p. lā′belling; pa.t. and pa.p. lā′belled. [O. Fr. label (Fr. lambeau); perh. from Old High Ger. lappa (Ger. lappen).]
Military Dictionary and Gazetteer
In heraldry, is the mark of cadency which distinguishes the eldest son in his father’s lifetime. It consists of a horizontal stripe or fillet, with three points depending from it. When the mark of cadency itself is designated a file, its points are called labels.
Noun; A tag or sticker marked on something, usually telling what it is. Verb; To mark something with a tag or sticker marked on something, usually telling what it is.
I will label the jar of beans since everyone thinks it is peas.
Etymology: Old French: label (ribbon), English: lap ---> label (middle English)
British National Corpus
Rank popularity for the word 'label' in Nouns Frequency: #1425
Rank popularity for the word 'label' in Verbs Frequency: #788
The numerical value of label in Chaldean Numerology is: 5
The numerical value of label in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5
Producers already must label foods that are frozen, from concentrate, homogenized, or irradiated, gMO labeling is one more piece of helpful information.
Any attempt to overturn or distort the conclusions of the joint study report is political manipulation and disrespect for global scientists and science, the label of' refusing origin tracing' can never be pinned on China. Instead, it is very appropriate for the United States itself.
Anytime a savvy retailer enters the category, I think the existing players have to question if their price architecture is right, particularly when someone enters the private label side of the category.
I cannot allow one of my colleagues to stand on the floor of the House of Representatives and label the Jewish democratic state of Israel an apartheid state, i reject it.
It's jawdropping, the Louvre are going to have to change their label.
Popularity rank by frequency of use
Translations for label
From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
- etiquetar, etiquetaCatalan, Valencian
- nálepka, štítek, označitCzech
- etikettieren, Etikett, BeschriftungGerman
- ετικέτα, ταμπέλα, [[δισκογραφικός, βαφτίζω, [[φοράω]] [[την]] [[ταμπέλα]], [[κατατάσσω]] [[σε]], [[κολλάω]] [[ετικέτα]]Greek
- rotular, etiquetar, rótulo, etiquetaSpanish
- برچسب زدن, برچسبPersian
- laputtaa, leimata, leima, etiketti, levy-yhtiöFinnish
- étiqueter, étiquetteFrench
- etichettare, etichettaItalian
- aanbrengen, prijzen, label, bestempelen, categoriseren, etiketteren, platenmaatschappij, etiketDutch
- label, etykietować, etykietka, nalepka, etykieta, wytwórnia płytowa, metka, wytwórniaPolish
- rotular, etiquetar, etiqueta, rótulo, classificarPortuguese
- categorisi, etichetaRomanian
- вешать ярлыки, лейбл, этикетка, ярлык, клеймо, наклейка, клеймить, бирка, наклеивать ярлыкиRussian
- nalepnica, налепницаSerbo-Croatian
- beteckna, skivbolag, beteckning, etikett, märka, etiketteraSwedish
Get even more translations for label »
Find a translation for the label definition in other languages:
Select another language:
- - Select -
- 简体中文 (Chinese - Simplified)
- 繁體中文 (Chinese - Traditional)
- Español (Spanish)
- Esperanto (Esperanto)
- 日本語 (Japanese)
- Português (Portuguese)
- Deutsch (German)
- العربية (Arabic)
- Français (French)
- Русский (Russian)
- ಕನ್ನಡ (Kannada)
- 한국어 (Korean)
- עברית (Hebrew)
- Gaeilge (Irish)
- Українська (Ukrainian)
- اردو (Urdu)
- Magyar (Hungarian)
- मानक हिन्दी (Hindi)
- Indonesia (Indonesian)
- Italiano (Italian)
- தமிழ் (Tamil)
- Türkçe (Turkish)
- తెలుగు (Telugu)
- ภาษาไทย (Thai)
- Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)
- Čeština (Czech)
- Polski (Polish)
- Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian)
- Românește (Romanian)
- Nederlands (Dutch)
- Ελληνικά (Greek)
- Latinum (Latin)
- Svenska (Swedish)
- Dansk (Danish)
- Suomi (Finnish)
- فارسی (Persian)
- ייִדיש (Yiddish)
- հայերեն (Armenian)
- Norsk (Norwegian)
- English (English)
Word of the Day
Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?
Discuss these label definitions with the community:
Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:
"label." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2022. Web. 3 Dec. 2022. <https://www.definitions.net/definition/label>.