Definition and Meanings for tag
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Part of Speech of tag
noun, transitive verb, imperfect, past participle, present participle, verbal noun, intransitive verb, verb
Etymology of tag
Meaning of tag
- any slight appendage, as to an article of dress; something slight hanging loosely; specifically, a direction card, or label.
- a metallic binding, tube, or point, at the end of a string, or lace, to stiffen it.
- the end, or catchword, of an actor's speech; cue.
- something mean and paltry; the rabble.
- a sheep of the first year.
as transitive verb, imperfect, past participle, present participle, verbal noun
- to fit with, or as with, a tag or tags.
- to join; to fasten; to attach.
- to follow closely after; esp., to follow and touch in the game of tag. see tag, a play.
as intransitive verb
- to follow closely, as it were an appendage; -- often with after; as, to tag after a person.
as noun, verb
- a child's play in which one runs after and touches another, and then runs away to avoid being touched.