- Also called sentinel . a symbol, mark, or other labeling device indicating the beginning or end of a unit of information.
- Also called markup tag . such a label or string of characters within angle brackets, used to specify format, structure, or style in an electronic document or web page.
- Also called semantic tag . such a label taking the form of a keyword or short phrase, used to classify or organize digital data, aid online searches, etc.
Origin of tag1
OTHER WORDS FROM tagtagger, nountaglike, adjective
Words nearby tag
Other definitions for tag (2 of 2)
- to touch (a base runner) with the ball held in the hand or glove.
- to hit (a pitched ball) solidly.
- to make a number of hits or runs as specified in batting against (a pitcher): They tagged him for two hits in the first and three hits and two runs in the third.
Origin of tag2
How to use tag in a sentence
A talking point under the “hits” tag still refers to her partner and sexual orientation.Texas congressional candidate slams homophobic GOP attacks|Michael K. Lavers|August 27, 2020|Washington Blade
Instead, he likes some of the more battered retailers like Ralph Lauren, Gap, and department store stocks like Nordstrom, Kohls, and Macy’s—what he calls “cheap” at their current price tags.Dick’s Sporting Goods just posted an epic quarter—but these 3 factors may limit the stock’s upside|Anne Sraders|August 26, 2020|Fortune
While the Snowflake bet came later, in 2018 for Sequoia, the company’s valuation has more than tripled since and may fetch an even higher tag in public markets.As VC payday nears, Sequoia sits in the middle of the IPO deluge|Lucinda Shen|August 25, 2020|Fortune
By not adding meta tags, you are reducing your chances of getting your content ranked and discovered through specific keywords.Three SEO mistakes that can impact your search rankings|Tereza Litsa|August 24, 2020|Search Engine Watch
Note that the tool will show warnings despite its eligibility, if you don’t include all of the recommended tags for events, such as the name of the performer, the end date, and offers.
Plus the notion of the poor little guy surrounded by a rag-tag pack of true believers is an American favorite.Honey Boo Boo, Snake Oil, and Ebola: The Weird World of Young Living Essential Oils|Kent Sepkowitz|December 5, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Miyazaki is frank in his interviews with Sunada, whom he allows to tag along to his studio, his garden, and his private atelier.
And there, the sand castle builder and tag player who loved her aunt more than science would be buried.11 Children Shot in Milwaukee, One in Her Grandpa's Lap|Michael Daly|November 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But ultimately the responsibility—or at least the price tag—lies with citizens.
Ultimately, the changing threat and enormous price tag doomed the program and only three ships will be built at exorbitant cost.Can the Navy's $12 Billion Stealth Destroyer Stay Afloat?|Dave Majumdar|October 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It was probably 'the metal chape or tag fixed to the end of a girdle or strap,' viz.Chaucer's Works, Volume 1 (of 7) -- Romaunt of the Rose; Minor Poems|Geoffrey Chaucer
Indeed, there is nothing so dangerously attractive to speaker and to audience as a fine old crusted political tag.
A street car landed him within two blocks of the address on the tag, and Bud walked through thickening fog and dusk to the place.Cabin Fever|B. M. Bower
However, he could play tag with IC in this area for some time with the reasonable possibility that he wouldn't get caught.Insidekick|Jesse Franklin Bone
Ang mag-una mauy mupikat sa mga tag-as sagbut, The one in front has to push the tall grass to the sides.A Dictionary of Cebuano Visayan|John U. Wolff
British Dictionary definitions for tag (1 of 2)
- Also called: tag question a clause added on to another clause to invite the hearer's agreement or conversational cooperation. Tags are usually in the form of a question with a pronoun as subject, the antecedent of which is the subject of the main clause; as isn't it in the bread is on the table, isn't it?
- a linguistic item added on to a sentence but not forming part of it, as John in are you there, John?