Associations to the word «Tag»

Pictures for the word «Tag»


TAG, noun. A small label.
TAG, noun. A game played by two or more children in which one child (known as "it") attempts to catch one of the others, who then becomes "it".
TAG, noun. A skin tag, an excrescence of skin.
TAG, noun. A type of cardboard.
TAG, noun. Graffiti in the form of a stylized signature particular to the person who makes the graffiti.
TAG, noun. A dangling lock of sheep's wool, matted with dung; a dung tag.
TAG, noun. An attribution in narrated dialogue (eg, "he said").
TAG, noun. (chiefly US) a vehicle number plate; a medal bearing identification data (animals, soldiers).
TAG, noun. (baseball) An instance of touching the baserunner with the ball or the ball in a gloved hand.
TAG, noun. (computing) A piece of markup representing an element in a markup language.
TAG, noun. (computing) A keyword, term, or phrase associated with or assigned to data, media, and/or information enabling keyword-based classification; often used to categorize content.
TAG, noun. Any slight appendage, as to an article of dress; something slight hanging loosely.
TAG, noun. A metallic binding, tube, or point, at the end of a string, or lace, to stiffen it.
TAG, noun. The end, or catchword, of an actor's speech; cue.
TAG, noun. Something mean and paltry; the rabble.
TAG, noun. A sheep in its first year.
TAG, noun. (biochemistry) Any short peptide sequence artificially attached to proteins mostly in order to help purify, solubilize or visualize these proteins.
TAG, noun. (slang) A person's name.
TAG, verb. (transitive) To label (something).
TAG, verb. (transitive) (graffiti) To mark (something) with one’s tag.
TAG, verb. (transitive) To remove dung tags from a sheep.
TAG, verb. (transitive) (baseball) (colloquial) To hit the ball hard.
TAG, verb. (transitive) (baseball) To put a runner out by touching them with the ball or the ball in a gloved hand.
TAG, verb. (transitive) (computing) To mark with a tag (metadata for classification).
TAG, verb. To follow closely, accompany, tag along.
TAG, verb. (transitive) To catch and touch (a player in the game of tag).
TAG, verb. (transitive) To fit with, or as if with, a tag or tags.
TAG, verb. To fasten; to attach.
TAG, noun. A decoration drawn over some Hebrew letters in Jewish scrolls.
TAG ALONG, verb. (idiomatic) To accompany, join, or follow; to go with.
TAG CLOUD, noun. (Internet) A visual depiction of user-generated tags, typically used to describe the content of web sites and having the more significant tags shown in correspondingly larger text or a bolder font
TAG CLOUDS, noun. Plural of tag cloud
TAG DAY, noun. (historical) A day on which contributions to some public or private charity or fund are solicited on the street, and tags given to contributors to wear as evidence of their having contributed.
TAG DAYS, noun. Plural of tag day
TAG END, noun. The very end.
TAG END, noun. Something left over.
TAG ENDS, noun. Plural of tag end
TAG LINE, noun. Alternative spelling of tagline
TAG OFF, verb. (predominantly public transport) To hover an RFID device such as a smartcard over a receiver, often involving graphic user interface, in order to confirm the end of use or exit
TAG ON, verb. (predominantly public transport) To hover an RFID device such as a smartcard over a receiver in order to complete an action with a often involving graphic user interface such as making a payment or permitting access.
TAG QUESTION, noun. (grammar) A question inviting the listener to indicate agreement, formed by adding a “tag” word or expression to a statement. For example “You love me, don’t you?”.
TAG QUESTIONS, noun. Plural of tag question
TAG SALE, noun. (in combination) A retail sale in which items included in the sale are tagged with a coloured tag
TAG SALE, noun. (In the US, primarily northeastern dialects) A domestic sale of second-hand items; a garage sale or yard sale
TAG SALES, noun. Plural of tag sale
TAG SOUP, noun. (computing) (Internet) (informal) Poorly structured code in a markup language that uses tags (such as HTML), especially when it violates specifications.
TAG TEAM, noun. (idiomatic) Two people acting alternately to accomplish some task.
TAG TEAM, noun. (slang) (vulgar) A gangbang.
TAG TEAMS, noun. Plural of tag team
TAG UP, verb. (baseball) Of a baserunner, when a fly ball is hit, to put one's foot on the base one is currently at until the ball is caught. When the ball is caught, the baserunner may attempt to advance to the next base, at the risk of being tagged out.

Dictionary definition

TAG, noun. A label written or printed on paper, cardboard, or plastic that is attached to something to indicate its owner, nature, price, etc..
TAG, noun. A label associated with something for the purpose of identification; "semantic tags were attached in order to identify different meanings of the word".
TAG, noun. A small piece of cloth or paper.
TAG, noun. A game in which one child chases the others; the one who is caught becomes the next chaser.
TAG, noun. (sports) the act of touching a player in a game (which changes their status in the game).
TAG, verb. Attach a tag or label to; "label these bottles".
TAG, verb. Touch a player while he is holding the ball.
TAG, verb. Provide with a name or nickname.
TAG, verb. Go after with the intent to catch; "The policeman chased the mugger down the alley"; "the dog chased the rabbit".
TAG, verb. Supply (blank verse or prose) with rhymes.

Wise words

The most important things are the hardest things to say. They are the things you get ashamed of because words diminish your feelings - words shrink things that seem timeless when they are in your head to no more than living size when they are brought out.
Stephen King