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verb [transitive] tag pronunciation in British English /tæɡ/ 
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I/you/we/theytag
he/she/ittags
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past participletagged
  1. 1
    to fix 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.

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  2. 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.

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  3. 4
    informal to describe someone or something in a particular way

    Some of the children were already tagged as troublemakers.

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