Definition and Meanings for tag

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Tag is ranked 6,473 in the ranking of most used words in English

Part of Speech of tag

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

Etymology of tag

probably akin to tack a small nail; cf. sw. tagg a prickle, point, tooth from tag, v.; cf. tag, an end

Meaning of tag

as noun

  • 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.
  • No antonyms for tag

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