- a label attached to someone or something for the purpose of identification or to give other information；an electronic device that can be attached to someone or something for monitoring purposes, e.g., to deter shoplifters.
- attach a label to；attach a monitoring tag to
verb: tag, 3rd person present: tags, gerund or present participle: tagging, past tense: tagged, past participle: tagged
noun: tag, plural noun: tags
- 1. a label attached to someone or something for the purpose of identification or to give other information he gave his pet a collar with a metal name tag he took off his identity tag and inserted it into a machine 同義詞
- ▪ an electronic device that can be attached to someone or something for monitoring purposes, e.g., to deter shoplifters.
- ▪ a nickname or description popularly given to someone or something he lived up to his tag as the team's savior 同義詞
- ▪ informal a nickname or other identifying mark written as the signature of a graffiti artist scrawled felt-tip tags on city walls
- ▪ an instruction appended to a piece of text in a markup language in order to specify how it is displayed or interpreted.
- ▪ a word, phrase, or name used to identify digital content such as blog and social media posts as belonging to a particular category or concerning a particular person or topic you can easily add tags to photos en masse
- ▪ US the license plate of a motor vehicle the car had Texas tags
- 2. a small piece or part that is attached to a main body.
- ▪ a ragged lock of wool on a sheep.
- ▪ the tip of an animal's tail when it is distinctively colored.
- ▪ a loose or spare end of something; a leftover I have a few tags of second-hand equipment
- ▪ a metal or plastic point at the end of a shoelace that stiffens it, making it easier to insert through an eyelet.
- 3. a frequently repeated quotation or stock phrase his writing is full of tags from the Bible and Shakespeare 同義詞
- ▪ (in drama) a closing speech addressed to the audience.
- ▪ a refrain or musical phrase in a song or piece of music.
- ▪ a short phrase or clause added to an already complete sentence, as in I like it, I do.
- 1. attach a label to the bears were tagged and released 同義詞
- ▪ attach a monitoring tag to we have to tag the sheep before sale or when moving them from one farm to another
- ▪ give a specified name or description to he left because he didn't want to be tagged as a soap star 同義詞
- ▪ informal (of a graffiti artist) write one's nickname or mark on (a surface) storefronts are shuttered with metal roll-down barricades tagged with graffiti
- ▪ add an instruction to (a piece of text in a markup language) in order to specify how it is displayed or interpreted.
- ▪ add a word, phrase, or name to (digital content) to identify it as belonging to a particular category or concerning a particular person or topic I will be tagged in every photo I post
- ▪ label (something) with a radioactive isotope, fluorescent dye, or other marker pieces of DNA tagged with radioactive particles
- 2. add to something, especially as an afterthought or with no real connection she meant to tag her question on at the end of her remarks 同義詞
- ▪ follow or accompany someone, especially without invitation that'll teach you not to tag along where you're not wanted 同義詞
- 3. shear away ragged locks of wool from (sheep).