Label

/ˈleɪb(ə)l/
noun
plural noun: labels
  1. 1.
    a small piece of paper, fabric, plastic, or similar material attached to an object and giving information about it.
    "the alcohol content is clearly stated on the label"
    Similar:
    tag
    ticket
    tab
    sticker
    marker
    docket
    chit
    chitty
    flag
    stamp
    document
    documentation
    • 2.
      a classifying phrase or name applied to a person or thing, especially one that is inaccurate or restrictive.
      "the label ‘salsa’ seems especially meaningless when applied to musicians like Tito Puente"
      Similar:
      designation
      • denomination
      • description
      • characterization
      • identification
      • tag
      • name
      • epithet
      • nickname
      • title
      • sobriquet
      • pet name
      • byname
      • appellation
      • cognomen
      verb
      3rd person present: labels
      1. 1.
        attach a label to (something).
        "she labelled the parcels neatly, writing the addresses in capital letters"
        Similar:
        tag
      2. attach labels to
      3. put labels on
      4. tab
      5. ticket
      6. stamp
      7. mark
      8. put stickers on
      9. docket
      10. flag
      11. 2.
        assign to a category, especially inaccurately or restrictively.
        "many pupils felt that they were labelled as failures"

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