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Definition 1: an identifying or descriptive marker that is attached to an object - [noun denoting communication]

(label is a kind of ...) a distinguishing symbol

"the owner's mark was on all the sheep"

(... is a kind of label ) an adhesive label

(... is a kind of label ) a label written or printed on paper, cardboard, or plastic that is attached to something to indicate its owner, nature, price, etc.

(... is a kind of label ) a label associated with something for the purpose of identification

"semantic tags were attached in order to identify different meanings of the word"

(... is a kind of label ) (computer science) a horizontal label at the top of a window, bearing the name of the currently active document

Definition 2: a brief description given for purposes of identification - [noun denoting communication]

Samples where label or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the label modern is applied to many different kinds of architecture

(label is a kind of ...) the act of describing something

Definition 3: trade name of a company that produces musical recordings - [noun denoting communication]

Samples where label or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the artists and repertoire department of a recording label is responsible for finding new talent

Synonyms for label in the sense of this definition

(label is a kind of ...) a name given to a product or service

Definition 4: a radioactive isotope that is used in a compound in order to trace the mechanism of a chemical reaction - [noun denoting substance]

(label is a kind of ...) a radioactive isotope of an element; produced either naturally or artificially

Definition 5: distinguish (an element or atom) by using a radioactive isotope or an isotope of unusual mass for tracing through chemical reactions - [verb of cognition]

(label is a kind of ...) mark as different

"We distinguish several kinds of maple"

Definition 6: distinguish (as a compound or molecule) by introducing a labeled atom - [verb of cognition]

(label is a kind of ...) mark as different

"We distinguish several kinds of maple"

Definition 7: assign a label to; designate with a label - [verb of communication]

Samples where label or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • These students were labelled `learning disabled'

(label is a kind of ...) assign a name or title to

(... is a kind of label ) ascribe a quality to or give a name of a common noun that reflects a quality

"He called me a bastard" "She called her children lazy and ungrateful"

(... is a kind of label ) put an address on (an envelope)

(... is a kind of label ) assign a specified (usually proper) proper name to

"They named their son David" "The new school was named after the famous Civil Rights leader"

(... is a kind of label ) to accuse or condemn or openly or formally or brand as disgraceful

"He denounced the government action" "She was stigmatized by society because she had a child out of wedlock"

Definition 8: pronounce judgment on - [verb of communication]

Samples where label or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • They labeled him unfit to work here

Synonyms for label in the sense of this definition

(label is a kind of ...) declare to be

"She was declared incompetent" "judge held that the defendant was innocent"

(... is a kind of label ) pronounce not guilty of criminal charges

"The suspect was cleared of the murder charges"

(... is a kind of label ) find or declare guilty

"The man was convicted of fraud and sentenced"

(... is a kind of label ) advertize in strongly positive terms

"This product was touted as a revolutionary invention"

(... is a kind of label ) decide on and make a declaration about

"find someone guilty"

(... is a kind of label ) pronounce fit or able

"She was qualified to run the marathon" "They nurses were qualified to administer the injections"

(... is a kind of label ) declare unfit

"She was disqualified for the Olympics because she was a professional athlete"

(... is a kind of label ) speak carefully, as with rising and falling pitch or in a particular tone

"please intonate with sadness"

Definition 9: attach a tag or label to - [verb of contact]

Samples where label or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • label these bottles

Synonyms for label in the sense of this definition

(label is a kind of ...) cause to be attached

(... is a kind of label ) mark with a brand or trademark

"when this product is not branded it sells for a lower price"

(... is a kind of label ) mark (a psalm text) to indicate the points at which the music changes

(... is a kind of label ) mark with diacritics

"point the letter"

(... is a kind of label ) mark (Hebrew words) with diacritics

(... is a kind of label ) mark (the scale of a measuring instrument) so that it can be read in the desired units

"he calibrated the thermometer for the Celsius scale"

(... is a kind of label ) attach a code to

"Code the pieces with numbers so that you can identify them later"

(... is a kind of label ) put a badge on

"The workers here must be badged"

(label has a similar meaning as ...) make or leave a mark on

"the scouts marked the trail" "ash marked the believers' foreheads"

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