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Noun: tag  tag
  1. A label written or printed on paper, cardboard, or plastic that is attached to something to indicate its owner, nature, price, etc.
    - ticket
  2. A label associated with something for the purpose of identification
    "semantic tags were attached in order to identify different meanings of the word"
  3. A small piece of cloth
    - rag, shred, tag end, tatter
  4. A game in which one child chases the others; the one who is caught becomes the next chaser
    - tig [Brit]
  5. (sports) the act of touching a player in a game (which changes their status in the game)
  6. (computing) an identifier associated with a piece of data
Verb: tag (tagged,tagging)  tag
  1. Attach a tag or label to
    "tag these bottles";
    - label, mark
  2. (baseball) touch a player while he is holding the ball
  3. Provide with a name or nickname
  4. Go after with the intent to catch
    "The policeman tagged the mugger down the alley";
    - chase, chase after, trail, tail, give chase, dog, go after, track
  5. (poetry) supply (blank verse or prose) with rhymes

Derived forms: tags, tagging, tagged

See also: mark down, mark up

Type of: attach, be known as, call, child's game, christen, follow, know as, label, name, piece of cloth, piece of material, pursue, rhyme, rime [archaic], touch, touching

Encyclopedia: Tag, You're It