- 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.
verb (used with object), tagged, tag·ging.
verb (used without object), tagged, tag·ging.
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Origin of tag1
OTHER WORDS FROM tagtagger, nountaglike, adjective
Words nearby tag
Definition for tag (2 of 2)
verb (used with object), tagged, tag·ging.
- 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
Example sentences from the Web for tag
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.
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
Zylka was never had ambitions of acting growing up, preferring instead to play football and tag graffiti.From Homeless to HBO, ‘The Leftovers’ Star Chris Zylka’s Crazy Hollywood Story|Kevin Fallon|June 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Surprise, surprise: those who like, tag, and share the most are more lonely and unhappy than the rest of us.
Handing folks an easier way to tag your organization—and highlight their simmering discontent—is not going to end well.
Did that tag indicate the nature of the work that was to be done?Warren Commission (11 of 26): Hearings Vol. XI (of 15)|The President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy
It is an old tag that the paradox of one age is the commonplace of the next, and that tag is true.The Free Press|Hilaire Belloc
I struck a match, and I saw by the tag that it was the one to the old doctor's rooms.Where There's A Will|Mary Roberts Rinehart
Lottie fell through the hay-mow in the barn, trying to escape her pursuer in a lively game of tag.The Lilac Lady|Ruth Alberta Brown
It is taken up by the most handsome young ladies of the congregation—our American Tag Days were perhaps suggested by it.The Greater Love|George T. McCarthy
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?