Synonyms of flag


1. flag, emblem

usage: emblem usually consisting of a rectangular piece of cloth of distinctive design

2. masthead, flag, list, listing

usage: a listing printed in all issues of a newspaper or magazine (usually on the editorial page) that gives the name of the publication and the names of the editorial staff, etc.

3. iris, flag, fleur-de-lis, sword lily, iridaceous plant

usage: plants with sword-shaped leaves and erect stalks bearing bright-colored flowers composed of three petals and three drooping sepals

4. flag, signal flag, visual signal

usage: a rectangular piece of fabric used as a signalling device

5. pin, flag, golf equipment

usage: flagpole used to mark the position of the hole on a golf green

6. flag, flagstone, paving stone

usage: stratified stone that splits into pieces suitable as paving stones

7. flag, tail

usage: a conspicuously marked or shaped tail


1. flag, sign, signal, signalize, signalise

usage: communicate or signal with a flag

2. flag, mark

usage: provide with a flag; "Flag this file so that I can recognize it immediately"

3. sag, droop, swag, flag, sink, drop, drop down

usage: droop, sink, or settle from or as if from pressure or loss of tautness

4. flag, decorate, adorn, grace, ornament, embellish, beautify

usage: decorate with flags; "the building was flagged for the holiday"

5. ease up, ease off, slacken off, flag, decrease, diminish, lessen, fall

usage: become less intense

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Definition and meaning of flag (Dictionary)