Definition and Meanings for brand

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Part of Speech of brand

noun, transitive verb, imperfect, past participle, present participle, verbal noun

Etymology of brand

oe. brand, brond, as. brand brond brand, sword, from byrnan, beornan, to burn; akin to d., dan., sw., & g. brand brand, icel. brandr a brand, blade of a sword. burn, v. t., and cf. brandish

Meaning of brand

as noun, transitive verb

  • a burning piece of wood; or a stick or piece of wood partly burnt, whether burning or after the fire is extinct.
  • a sword, so called from its glittering or flashing brightness.
  • 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.
  • a mark put upon criminals with a hot iron. hence: any mark of infamy or vice; a stigma.
  • an instrument to brand with; a branding iron.
  • any minute fungus which produces a burnt appearance in plants. the brands are of many species and several genera of the order puccini.

as transitive verb, imperfect, past participle, present participle, verbal noun

  • 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).
  • to put an actual distinctive mark upon in any other way, as with a stencil, to show quality of contents, name of manufacture, etc.
  • fig.: to fix a mark of infamy, or a stigma, upon.
  • to mark or impress indelibly, as with a hot iron.
  • No antonyms for brand

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