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[ brand ]
/ brænd /
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noun
verb (used with object)
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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.

Origin of brand

First recorded before 950; Middle English, Old English: “burning, a burning piece of wood, torch, sword”; cognate with Dutch brand, German Brand, Old Norse brandr; akin to burn1

OTHER WORDS FROM brand

brander, nounbrandless, adjectivenon·brand, adjectivere·brand, verb (used with object)

Other definitions for brand (2 of 2)

Brand
[ brand ]
/ brænd /

noun
Oscar, 1920–2016, U.S. folk singer, born in Canada.
a male given name.
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British Dictionary definitions for brand (1 of 2)

brand
/ (brænd) /

noun
verb (tr)

Derived forms of brand

branding, nounbrander, noun

Word Origin for brand

Old English brand-, related to Old Norse brandr, Old High German brant; see burn 1

British Dictionary definitions for brand (2 of 2)

Brand
/ (brænd) /

noun
Russell, born 1975, English comedian and television presenter
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