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Tag Meaning and Definition from WordNet (r) 2.0
    tag n
  1. a label made of cardboard or plastic or metal
  2. a small piece of cloth or paper [syn: rag, shred, tag end, tatter]
  3. a game in which one child chases the others; the one who is caught becomes the next chaser
  4. (sports) the act of touching a player in a game (which changes their status in the game) v
  5. attach a tag or label to; "label these bottles" [syn: label, mark]
  6. touch a player while he is holding the ball
  7. provide with a name or nickname
  8. go after with the intent to catch; "The policeman chased the mugger down the alley"; "the dog chased the rabbit" [syn: chase, chase after, trail, tail, give chase, dog, go after, track]
  9. supply (blank verse or prose) with rhymes [also: tagging, tagged]
Tag Meaning and Definition from Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
    Tag \Tag\, n. [Probably akin to tack a small nail; cf. Sw. tagg a prickle, point, tooth.]
  1. Any slight appendage, as to an article of dress; something slight hanging loosely; specifically, a direction card, or label.
  2. A metallic binding, tube, or point, at the end of a string, or lace, to stiffen it.
  3. The end, or catchword, of an actor's speech; cue.
  4. Something mean and paltry; the rabble. [Obs.] Tag and rag, the lowest sort; the rabble. --Holinshed.
  5. A sheep of the first year. [Prov. Eng.] --Halliwell.
Tag Meaning and Definition from Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
    Tag \Tag\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Tagged; p. pr. & vb. n. Tagging.]
  1. To fit with, or as with, a tag or tags. He learned to make long-tagged thread laces. --Macaulay. His courteous host . . . Tags every sentence with some fawning word. --Dryden.
  2. To join; to fasten; to attach. --Bolingbroke.
  3. To follow closely after; esp., to follow and touch in the game of tag. See Tag, a play.

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Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'Tag'

  • Tag: Tag or tagging may refer to: Personal identifiers : Dog tag , a small, flat, metal identification label attached to a dog collar ...
  • Tag├Ęs: The name 'Tages ' originates in the Etruscan mythology , where it functions as the Latin spelling for an alias of a minor deity, Tarchies. ...
  • TaG: TaG stands for Touch and Go, one of the fastest growing classes in Europe an kart racing . Popular engines include the Rotax Max , the ...
  • Tag team: Tag team professional wrestling is a variation in which matches are contested between teams of multiple wrestlers. A tag team may ...
  • Tag (game): Tag (also known as tig, dobby chasey and many other names) is a playground game played worldwide that involves one or more players ...
  • Tag (metadata): In online computer systems terminology, a tag is a non-hierarchical keyword or term assigned to a piece of information (such as an ...

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Meaning of the Name 'Tag'

  • Meaning: Handsome. Variant of Teague.
  • Origin: Irish
  • Gender: Male

'Tag' in famous quotation sentence

* Shouldn't someone tag Mr Kennedy's bold new imaginative program with its proper age Under the tousled boyish haircut is still old Karl Marx-first launched a century ago. There is nothing new in the idea of a government being Big Brother. - Ronald Reagan

* I don't mean he missed him, but he just didn't get him when he put the tag on him. - Jerry Coleman

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