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Label vs. Brand

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Main Difference

The main difference between Label and Brand is that the Label is a material affixed to a container or article with printed information and Brand is a identifies a good or service.

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  • Label (noun)

    A small ticket or sign giving information about something to which it is attached or intended to be attached.

    "sign|tag|ticket"

    "We laughed at her because the label was still on her new sweater."

    "The label says this silk scarf should not be washed in the washing machine."

    "Although the label priced this poster at three pounds, I got it for two."

  • Label (noun)

    A name given to something or someone to categorise them as part of a particular social group.

    "category|pigeonhole"

    "Ever since he started going to the rock club, he's been given the label "waster"."

  • Label (noun)

    A company that sells records.

    "record label"

    "The label signed the band after hearing a demo tape.''"

  • Label (noun)

    A user-defined alias for a numerical designation, the reverse of an enumeration.

    "Storage devices can be given by label or ID."

  • Label (noun)

    A named place in source code that can be jumped to using a GOTO or equivalent construct.

  • Label (noun)

    A id=heraldry resembling the strap crossing the horse’s chest from which pendants are hung.

    "lambel"

  • Label (noun)

    A tassel.

  • Label (noun)

    A piece of writing added to something, such as a codicil appended to a will.

  • Label (noun)

    A brass rule with sights, formerly used with a circumferentor to take altitudes.

  • Label (noun)

    The projecting moulding by the sides, and over the tops, of openings in mediaeval architecture.

  • Label (noun)

    In mediaeval art, the representation of a band or scroll containing an inscription.

  • Label (verb)

    To put a label (a ticket or sign) on (something).

    "The shop assistant labeled all the products in the shop."

  • Label (verb)

    To give a label to (someone or something) in order to categorise that person or thing.

    "He's been unfairly labeled as a cheat, although he's only ever cheated once."

  • Label (verb)

    To replace specific atoms by their isotope in order to track the presence or movement of this isotope through a reaction, metabolic pathway or cell.

  • Label (verb)

    To add a detectable substance, either transiently or permanently, to a biological substance in order to track the presence of the label-substance combination either in situ or in vitro

  • Brand (noun)

    A conflagration; a flame.

  • Brand (noun)

    A piece of burning wood or peat, or a glowing cinder.

    "To burn something to brands and ashes."

  • Brand (noun)

    A torch used for signaling.

  • Brand (noun)

    A sword.

  • Brand (noun)

    A mark or scar made by burning with a hot iron, especially to mark cattle or to classify the contents of a cask.

  • Brand (noun)

    A branding iron.

  • Brand (noun)

    The symbolic identity, represented by a name and/or a logo, which indicates a certain product or service to the public.

  • Brand (noun)

    A specific product, service, or provider so distinguished.

    "Some brands of breakfast cereal contain a lot of sugar."

  • Brand (noun)

    Any specific type or variety of something; a distinct style or manner.

    "I didn't appreciate his particular brand of flattery."

    "New Orleans brand sausage"

  • Brand (noun)

    The public image or reputation and recognized, typical style of an individual or group.

  • Brand (noun)

    A mark of infamy; stigma.

  • Brand (noun)

    Any minute fungus producing a burnt appearance in plants.

  • Brand (verb)

    To burn the flesh with a hot iron, either as a marker (for criminals, slaves etc.) or to cauterise a wound.

    "When they caught him, he was branded and then locked up."

  • Brand (verb)

    To mark (especially cattle) with a brand as proof of ownership.

    "The ranch hands had to brand every new calf by lunchtime."

  • Brand (verb)

    To make an indelible impression on the memory or senses.

    "Her face is branded upon my memory."

  • Brand (verb)

    To stigmatize, label (someone).

    "He was branded a fool by everyone that heard his story."

  • Brand (verb)

    To associate a product or service with a trademark or other name and related images.

    "They branded the new detergent "Suds-O", with a nature scene inside a green O on the muted-colored recycled-cardboard box."

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Oxford Dictionary
  • Label (noun)

    A tassel.

  • Label (noun)

    A slip of silk, paper, parchment, etc., affixed to anything, and indicating, usually by an inscription, the contents, ownership, destination, etc.; as, the label of a bottle or a package.

  • Label (noun)

    A slip of ribbon, parchment, etc., attached to a document to hold the appended seal; also, the seal.

  • Label (noun)

    A writing annexed by way of addition, as a codicil added to a will.

  • Label (noun)

    A barrulet, or, rarely, a bendlet, with pendants, or points, usually three, especially used as a mark of cadency to distinguish an eldest or only son while his father is still living.

  • Label (noun)

    A brass rule with sights, formerly used, in connection with a circumferentor, to take altitudes.

  • Label (noun)

    The name now generally given to the projecting molding by the sides, and over the tops, of openings in mediæval architecture. It always has a square form, as in the illustration.

  • Label (noun)

    In mediæval art, the representation of a band or scroll containing an inscription.

  • Label

    To affix a label to; to mark with a name, etc.; as, to label a bottle or a package.

  • Label

    To affix in or on a label.

  • Brand (noun)

    A burning piece of wood; or a stick or piece of wood partly burnt, whether burning or after the fire is extinct.

  • Brand (noun)

    A sword, so called from its glittering or flashing brightness.

  • Brand (noun)

    A mark made by burning with a hot iron, as upon a cask, to designate the quality, manufacturer, etc., of the contents, or upon an animal, to designate ownership; - also, a mark for a similar purpose made in any other way, as with a stencil. Hence, figurately: Quality; kind; grade; as, a good brand of flour.

  • Brand (noun)

    A mark put upon criminals with a hot iron. Hence: Any mark of infamy or vice; a stigma.

  • Brand (noun)

    An instrument to brand with; a branding iron.

  • Brand (noun)

    Any minute fungus which produces a burnt appearance in plants. The brands are of many species and several genera of the order Pucciniæi.

  • Brand

    To burn a distinctive mark into or upon with a hot iron, to indicate quality, ownership, etc., or to mark as infamous (as a convict).

  • Brand

    To put an actual distinctive mark upon in any other way, as with a stencil, to show quality of contents, name of manufacture, etc.

  • Brand

    Fig.: To fix a mark of infamy, or a stigma, upon.

  • Brand

    To mark or impress indelibly, as with a hot iron.

Webster Dictionary
  • Label (noun)

    a brief description given for purposes of identification;

    "the label Modern is applied to many different kinds of architecture"

  • Label (noun)

    trade name of a company that produces musical recordings;

    "the artists and repertoire department of a recording label is responsible for finding new talent"

  • Label (noun)

    a radioactive isotope that is used in a compound in order to trace the mechanism of a chemical reaction

  • Label (noun)

    an identifying or descriptive marker that is attached to an object

  • Label (verb)

    assign a label to; designate with a label;

    "These students were labelled `learning disabled'"

  • Label (verb)

    attach a tag or label to;

    "label these bottles"

  • Label (verb)

    pronounce judgment on;

    "They labeled him unfit to work here"

  • Label (verb)

    distinguish (as a compound or molecule) by introducing a labeled atom

  • Label (verb)

    distinguish (an element or atom) by using a radioactive isotope or an isotope of unusual mass for tracing through chemical reactions

  • Brand (noun)

    a name given to a product or service

  • Brand (noun)

    a recognizable kind;

    "there's a new brand of hero in the movies now"

    "what make of car is that?"

  • Brand (noun)

    identification mark on skin, made by burning

  • Brand (noun)

    a piece of wood that has been burned or is burning

  • Brand (noun)

    a symbol of disgrace or infamy;

    "And the Lord set a mark upon Cain"

  • Brand (noun)

    a cutting or thrusting weapon with a long blade

  • Brand (verb)

    burn with a branding iron to indicate ownership; of animals

  • Brand (verb)

    to accuse or condemn or openly or formally or brand as disgraceful;

    "He denounced the government action"

    "She was stigmatized by society because she had a child out of wedlock"

  • Brand (verb)

    mark or expose as infamous;

    "She was branded a loose woman"

Princeton's WordNet

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