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1 tag /ˈtæg/ noun
plural tags
1 tag
/ˈtæg/
noun
plural tags
Learner's definition of TAG
[count] : a small piece of cloth, paper, metal, etc., that is attached to something and that has information written on it
see also dog tag, name tag, price tag
[count] : a name or phrase that is used to describe someone or something
tags [plural] US
: a vehicle's license plates
: small stickers on a vehicle's license plates which show that the vehicle can legally be driven until a particular date
[count] computers : a piece of computer code that is used to identify a particular type of text so that the text can be arranged or shown in a certain way
[count] : tag question
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2 tag /ˈtæg/ verb
tags; tagged; tagging
2 tag
/ˈtæg/
verb
tags; tagged; tagging
Learner's definition of TAG
[+ object]
: to put a tag on (something)
: to name or describe (someone or something) in a specified way : label
US, informal : to damage (someone else's property) by illegally writing or painting something (such as your name) on it : to write graffiti on (something)
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— tagger

/ˈtægɚ/ noun, plural taggers [count]
3 tag /ˈtæg/ noun
plural tags
3 tag
/ˈtæg/
noun
plural tags
Learner's definition of TAG
[noncount] : a children's game in which one player is called “it” and chases the other players to try to touch one of them and make that player “it” see also phone tag
[count] baseball : the act of causing a base runner to be out by touching the runner with the ball : the act of tagging a runner
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4 tag /ˈtæg/ verb
tags; tagged; tagging
4 tag
/ˈtæg/
verb
tags; tagged; tagging
Learner's definition of TAG
[+ object]
: to touch (a player) in a game of tag
baseball
: to cause (a base runner) to be out by touching him or her with the ball
: to put your foot on a base and stay there until a fly ball is caught before you begin to run to try to reach the next base
often + up

tag along

[phrasal verb] informal
: to go somewhere with someone
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