the kind, grade, or make of a product or service, as indicated by a stamp, trademark, or the like: the best brand of coffee.
a mark made by burning or otherwise, to indicate kind, grade, make, ownership, etc.
a mark formerly put upon criminals with a hot iron.
any mark of disgrace; stigma.
a kind or variety of something distinguished by some distinctive characteristic: The movie was filled with slapstick—a brand of humor he did not find funny.
a set of distinctive characteristics that establish a recognizable image or identity for a person or thing: Building your personal brand will positively impact your career.
a burning or partly burned piece of wood.
Archaic. a sword.
to label or mark with or as if with a brand.
to mark with disgrace or infamy; stigmatize.
to impress indelibly: The plane crash was branded on her mind.
to give a brand name to: branded merchandise.
to promote as a brand or brand name.
Idioms about brand
on brand, in keeping with the distinctive characteristics that establish a recognizable identity for a person, product, or thing: The hotel’s interactive website is so on brand.He says he wants to be more compassionate, but that’s not really on brand for him.
- brander, noun
- brandless, adjective
- non·brand, adjective
- re·brand, verb (used with object)
Other definitions for Brand (2 of 2)
Oscar, 1920–2016, U.S. folk singer, born in Canada.
a male given name.
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How to use brand in a sentence
brand-level campaigns, such as Sponsored brand ads on Amazon, are a good way to own those terms and maintain Share of Voice.How to prepare your e-commerce ad strategy for an uncertain Q4 | Sponsored Content: Pacvue | August 17, 2020 | Search Engine Land
Days before its launch, the brand added Todd Barrish as its head of brand development and partnerships.‘Off the field business’: Sports is still shaky but sports business publications see a lucrative play | Kayleigh Barber | August 3, 2020 | Digiday
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Now brands have to figure out what the future of sampling looks like, and publishers can help.‘No brainer’: Marie Claire launches sampling business to boost revenue and data practice | Lucinda Southern | August 3, 2020 | Digiday
Quincey said Coca-Cola is now refocusing its marketing investments around its biggest brands and being more disciplined in its experimentation.How the world’s biggest advertisers are spending (or not) as the pandemic grinds on | Lara O'Reilly | August 3, 2020 | Digiday
But as an American creating a new brand here, and living the daily life of the souk, he seems to be in a league of his own.The Photographer Who Gave Up Manhattan for Marrakech | Liza Foreman | January 6, 2015 | THE DAILY BEAST
“A guy drives up in a 2008 Mercedes, brand new,” Harry S. Connelly Jr. says in the video, according to the Times.
Self-marriage is the ultimate brand extension of a self-obsessed, selfish populus.Why Singles Should Say ‘I Don’t’ to The Self-Marriage Movement | Tim Teeman | December 30, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Even the legendary 1980s televisions show Dallas is back on the air, selling its twenty-first century brand of Texas bravado.
“They humanized [Kim Jong-Un] quite a bit,” David brand, 32, said following the show.I Was Honeydicked Into Spending Christmas with ‘The Interview’ | Allison McNearney | December 26, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
From every rank in society they had gravitated—but all were stamped with the same brand—destitution!The Garret and the Garden | R.M. Ballantyne
They were delicious, of a brand unobtainable by the public, and made from tobacco grown in one of the Balkan States.The Doctor of Pimlico | William Le Queux
Kip Burland was on his feet while the others remained spellbound by the brand of light.
Held in great esteem by her noble master, Mrs. brand was consulted by him on all matters of minor importance.The World Before Them | Susanna Moodie
"Mrs. brand, he is my only son," returned the nobleman, not sorry to find his grief attributed to a legitimate cause.The World Before Them | Susanna Moodie
British Dictionary definitions for brand (1 of 2)
a particular product or a characteristic that serves to identify a particular product
a trade name or trademark
a particular kind or variety: he had his own brand of humour
an identifying mark made, usually by burning, on the skin of animals or (formerly) slaves or criminals, esp as a proof of ownership
an iron heated and used for branding animals, etc
a mark of disgrace or infamy; stigma: he bore the brand of a coward
a burning or burnt piece of wood, as in a fire
archaic, or poetic
a flaming torch
a fungal disease of garden plants characterized by brown spots on the leaves, caused by the rust fungus Puccinia arenariae
to label, burn, or mark with or as with a brand
to place indelibly in the memory: the scene of slaughter was branded in their minds
to denounce; stigmatize: they branded him a traitor
to give a product a distinctive identity by means of characteristic design, packaging, etc
- branding, noun
- brander, noun
British Dictionary definitions for Brand (2 of 2)
Russell, born 1975, English comedian and television presenter
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