- 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
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
With hefty price tags and a shopping experience that’s traditionally rich with pomp and circumstance, jewelry buying has been one of slowest areas of physical retail to embrace e-commerce.The company behind Kay and Zales wants to give jewelry shopping a pandemic-era makeover|Phil Wahba|November 12, 2020|Fortune
Just like you need to add meta tags to your posts, you need to add tags to your images as well.How visual content can give a boost to your SEO and how to take advantage|Anthony Gaenzle|November 10, 2020|Search Engine Watch
Pelosi has pushed for legislation with a price tag north of $2 trillion, while McConnell has backed a bill costing around $500 billion.Lame-duck Congress and lame-duck president face huge challenges in coming weeks|Erica Werner, Paul Kane, Yasmeen Abutaleb|November 8, 2020|Washington Post
It’s possible that the price tag could scare off some would-be bidders, especially since the podcasting industry is still fairly small.Apple, Sony both discussed buying podcast network Wondery|Verne Kopytoff|November 6, 2020|Fortune
These tags allowed us to follow their migrations to offshore feeding grounds.The secret to helping this resilient whale species lies in its genes|By Emma Carroll/The Conversation|November 2, 2020|Popular-Science
Each sign cited a parody sponsor by “CitiBanksy” and “Banksy of America,” and featured twists on the elusive tagger's own work.
I donned the hip-hop attire (not very well), and dreamed of an alternate life as a girl tagger.
He opened to their minds' view all the indecorous life of a tagger after professional sports.Heart of the West|O. Henry
Vary by having both tagged and tagger skip, hop, etc., instead of run.Home Occupations for Boys and Girls|Bertha Johnston
The tagger must touch a runner three times on the back, and whoever is so caught must assist him.
For each group one player is selected to be old man or tagger.Games for the Playground, Home, School and Gymnasium|Jessie H. Bancroft
The successful tagger may then return to Ids home without danger of being tagged.Outdoor Sports and Games|Claude H. Miller
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?