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English[]

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Etymology[]

Middle English label (narrow band, strip of cloth) from Old French label, lambel (Modern French: lambeau), of Template:Gem[[Category:Template:Gem derivations|Label]] origin, from Low Template:Frk[[Category:Template:Frk derivations|Label]] *labba (torn piece of cloth) from Proto-Germanic *lappjaz, lappēn, lappōn, lapil- (cloth stuff, rag, scraps, flap, dewlap, lobe, rabbit ear) from Proto-Indo-European *leb- (blade). Akin to Old High German lappa "rag, piece of cloth" (German Lappen "cloths"), Old English læppa "skirt, flap of a garment". More at lap.

Pronunciation[]

  • (UK, US) IPA: /ˈleɪbəl/
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    (file)
  • Rhymes: -eɪbəl

Noun[]

Singular
Label

Plural
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Label ({{{1}}})

  1. A small ticket or sign giving information about something to which it is attached or intended to be attached.
  2. A name given to something or someone to categorise them as part of a particular social group.
  3. A company that sells records.
  4. (computing) A name attached to some item in source code, especially a point that can be jumped to using a GOTO or similar construct.

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Synonyms[]

  • (small ticket): sign, tag, ticket
  • (name given to something or someone): category, pigeonhole

Translations[]

Verb[]

Infinitive
to Label

Third person singular
labels

Simple past
labelled (UK, some US) or labeled (US)

Past participle
-

Present participle
labelling (UK, some US) or labeling (US)

to Label (third-person singular simple present labels, present participle labelling (UK, some US) or labeling (US), simple past and past participle labelled (UK, some US) or labeled (US))

  1. (transitive) To put a label (a ticket or sign) on (something).
  2. (transitive) To give a label to (someone or something) in order to categorise that person or thing.

Synonyms[]

  • (put a ticket or sign on): tag, price
  • (give a label to in order to categorise): categorise, compartmentalise, pigeonhole

Translations[]

References[]

Anagrams[]

  • abell,
  • Bella

Dutch[]

Etymology[]

From English.

Pronunciation[]

Noun[]

Label n. (plural s, diminutive tje)

  1. quality label
    Max Havelaar is het bekendste fair-tradelabel.
    Max Havelaar is the most well-known fair-trade label.
  2. music label

French[]

Noun[]

Label m. (plural Labels)

  1. quality label
  2. music label

Anagrams[]

  • abell,
  • balle

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