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Tag vs. Marker

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Tagnoun

A small label.

Markernoun

An object used to mark a location.

Tagnoun

A chasing game played by two or more children in which one child (known as "it") attempts to catch and touch one of the others, who then becomes "it".

Markernoun

Someone or something that marks.

Tagnoun

A skin tag, an excrescence of skin.

Markernoun

One who keeps account of a game played, as of billiards.

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Tagnoun

A type of cardboard.

Markernoun

A counter used in card games and other games.

Tagnoun

Graffiti in the form of a stylized signature particular to the artist.

Markernoun

The soldier who forms the pilot of a wheeling column, or marks the direction of an alignment.

Tagnoun

A dangling lock of sheep's wool, matted with dung; a dung tag.

Markernoun

An attachment to a sewing machine for marking a line on the fabric by creasing it.

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Tagnoun

An attribution in narrated dialogue (eg, "he said") or attributed words (e.g. "he thought").

Markernoun

A real or virtual objective, something to be aimed for.

Tagnoun

(music) The last line (or last two lines) of a song's chorus that is repeated to indicate the end of the song.

Markernoun

A felt-tipped pen.

‘Susie used a marker to write her name on the wall.’;

Tagnoun

(television) The last scene of a TV program that often focuses on the program's subplot.

Markernoun

(colloquial) Marks of ink left by this type of pen.

‘Susie has gotten marker all over the walls, and it looks dreadful.’;

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Tagnoun

a vehicle number plate; a medal bearing identification data (animals, soldiers).

Markernoun

A signed note of a debt to be paid.

Tagnoun

(baseball) An instance of touching the baserunner with the ball or the ball in a gloved hand to rule him "out."

‘The tag was applied at second for the final out.’;

Markernoun

A nonmonetary debt owed to someone, especially in return for a favor.

‘We may not be able to do this alone. Maybe it’s time to call in some of our markers.’;

Tagnoun

(computing) A piece of markup representing an element in a markup language.

‘The <title> tag provides a title for the Web page.’; ‘The <sarcasm> tag conveys sarcasm in Internet slang.’;

Markernoun

(paintball) A device that fires a paintball.

Tagnoun

(computing) A keyword, term, or phrase associated with or assigned to data, media, and/or information enabling keyword-based classification; often used to categorize content.

‘I want to add genre and artist tags to the files in my music collection.’;

Markernoun

(sports)

Tagnoun

Any slight appendage, as to an article of dress; something slight hanging loosely.

Markernoun

A defending player who stays close to an opponent in order to mark them.

Tagnoun

A metallic binding, tube, or point, at the end of a string, or lace, to stiffen it.

Markernoun

(dated) A player employed by a private club and available to compete against members.

Tagnoun

The end, or catchword, of an actor's speech; cue.

Markernoun

A gene or DNA sequence with a known location on a chromosome that can be used to identify individuals or species.

Tagnoun

Something mean and paltry; the rabble.

Markernoun

(In competition law) A recognition given by a competition authority that a company is the first to approach it to reveal the existence of a cartel, as a prelude to a formal application for leniency for the company.

Tagnoun

A sheep in its first year.

Markerverb

To mark or write on (something) using a marker

Tagnoun

(biochemistry) Any short peptide sequence artificially attached to proteins mostly in order to help purify, solubilize or visualize these proteins.

Markernoun

One who or that which marks.

Tagnoun

(slang) A person's name.

‘What's your tag?’;

Markernoun

some conspicuous object used to distinguish or mark something;

‘the buoys were markers for the channel’;

Tagnoun

A decoration drawn over some Hebrew letters in Jewish scrolls.

Markernoun

a distinguishing symbol;

‘the owner's mark was on all the sheep’;

Tagverb

(transitive) To label (something).

Markernoun

a writing implement for making a mark

Tagverb

To mark (something) with one’s tag.

Tagverb

(transitive) To remove dung tags from a sheep.

‘Regularly tag the rear ends of your sheep.’;

Tagverb

To hit the ball hard.

‘He really tagged that ball.’;

Tagverb

To put a runner out by touching them with the ball or the ball in a gloved hand.

‘He tagged the runner for the out.’;

Tagverb

To mark with a tag (metadata for classification).

‘I am tagging my music files by artist and genre.’;

Tagverb

To follow closely, accompany, tag along.

Tagverb

(transitive) To catch and touch (a player in the game of tag).

Tagverb

(transitive) To fit with, or as if with, a tag or tags.

Tagverb

To fasten; to attach.

Tagnoun

Any slight appendage, as to an article of dress; something slight hanging loosely; specifically, a direction card, or label.

Tagnoun

A metallic binding, tube, or point, at the end of a string, or lace, to stiffen it.

Tagnoun

The end, or catchword, of an actor's speech; cue.

Tagnoun

Something mean and paltry; the rabble.

Tagnoun

A sheep of the first year.

Tagnoun

A child's play in which one runs after and touches another, and then runs away to avoid being touched.

Tagverb

To fit with, or as with, a tag or tags.

‘He learned to make long-tagged thread laces.’; ‘His courteous host . . . Tags every sentence with some fawning word.’;

Tagverb

To join; to fasten; to attach.

Tagverb

To follow closely after; esp., to follow and touch in the game of tag. See Tag, a play.

Tagverb

To follow closely, as it were an appendage; - often with after; as, to tag after a person.

Tagnoun

a label made of cardboard or plastic or metal

Tagnoun

a small piece of cloth or paper

Tagnoun

a game in which one child chases the others; the one who is caught becomes the next chaser

Tagnoun

(sports) the act of touching a player in a game (which changes their status in the game)

Tagverb

attach a tag or label to;

‘label these bottles’;

Tagverb

touch a player while he is holding the ball

Tagverb

provide with a name or nickname

Tagverb

go after with the intent to catch;

‘The policeman chased the mugger down the alley’; ‘the dog chased the rabbit’;

Tagverb

supply (blank verse or prose) with rhymes

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