Definition of "label" [la•bel]

  • (noun) An item used to identify something or someone, as a small piece of paper or cloth attached to an article to designate its origin, owner, contents, use, or destination.
  • (noun) A descriptive term; an epithet.
  • (noun) A distinctive name or trademark identifying a product or manufacturer, especially a recording company.
  • (noun) Architecture A molding over a door or window; a dripstone.
  • (noun) Heraldry A figure in a field consisting of a narrow horizontal bar with several pendants.
  • (noun) a piece of paper, card, or other material attached to an object to identify it or give instructions or details concerning its ownership, use, nature, destination, etc; tag
  • (noun) a brief descriptive phrase or term given to a person, group, school of thought, etc
  • (noun) a word or phrase heading a piece of text to indicate or summarize its contents
  • (noun) a trademark or company or brand name on certain goods, esp, formerly, on gramophone records
  • (noun) a charge consisting of a horizontal line across the chief of a shield with three or more pendants: the charge of an eldest son
  • (noun) a group of characters, such as a number or a word, appended to a particular statement in a program to allow its unique identification
  • (noun) a radioactive element used in a compound to trace the mechanism of a chemical reaction
  • (verb) to fasten a label to
  • (verb) to mark with a label
  • (verb) to describe or classify in a word or phrase
  • (verb) to make (one or more atoms in a compound) radioactive, for use in determining the mechanism of a reaction

Use "label" in a sentence

  • "The must-win label is overused, but it almost fits for this game."
  • "Check the title label below for even more frontline comics"
  • "This issue should complete the whole series check the title label below if your missing the other issues Classic EC horror/scifi series."

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