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verb [transitive]     tag pronunciation in American English
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  1. 1
    to attach a small piece of paper or other material to something to give information about it

    Every item is tagged with a number that identifies it.

  2. 2
    to put an electronic tag on someone in order to watch where they go
  3. 3
    to touch another player in some children’s games
    1. a.
      to touch a player of the other team with the ball in sports such as baseball
      tag out:

      Jeter was tagged out between second and third base.

  4. 4
    informal to describe someone or something in a particular way

    Some of the children were already tagged as troublemakers.

  5. From our crowdsourced Open Dictionary
    to mark with a tag (= a graffiti artist's name used as their signature)Submitted from United Kingdom on 08/10/2012

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