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Definition of label:

  1. A barrulet, or, rarely, a bendlet, with pendants, or points, usually three, especially used as a mark of cadency to distinguish an eldest or only son while his father is still living.
  2. A brass rule with sights, formerly used, in connection with a circumferentor, to take altitudes.
  3. A slip of ribbon, parchment, etc., attached to a document to hold the appended seal; also, the seal.
  4. A slip of silk, paper, parchment, etc., affixed to anything, usually by an inscription, the contents, ownership, destination, etc.; as, the label of a bottle or a package.
  5. A tassel.
  6. A writing annexed by way of addition, as a codicil added to a will.
  7. In mediaeval art, the representation of a band or scroll containing an inscription.
  8. The name now generally given to the projecting molding by the sides, and over the tops, of openings in mediaeval architecture. It always has a quare form, as in the illustration.
  9. To affix a label to; to mark with a name, etc.; as, to label a bottle or a package.
  10. To affix in or on a label.

Synonyms:

cross out, chase, tick, bumper sticker, enunciate, pock, sound out, MARKS, recording label, guess, description, number, design, commemorate, articulate, check, stigmatise, track, estimate, gauge, judge, dog, go after, give chase, hallmark, stigmatize, punctuate, strike off, scar, tag, say, chase after, sticker, try, colophon, strike out, evaluate, tail, differentiate, characterization, distinguish, pronounce, notice, cross off, pit, score, adjudicate, tick off, enounce, identification, nock, price mark, mark off, check off, trail, trademark, pass judgment, copyright label, denounce, trademark, approximate, mark.

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