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Synonyms of label

Noun


1. label, description

usage: a brief description given for purposes of identification; "the label Modern is applied to many different kinds of architecture"

2. label, recording label, trade name, brand name, brand, marque

usage: trade name of a company that produces musical recordings; "the artists and repertoire department of a recording label is responsible for finding new talent"

3. label, radioisotope

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

4. label, marker, marking, mark

usage: an identifying or descriptive marker that is attached to an object

Verb


1. label, designate, denominate

usage: assign a label to; designate with a label; "These students were labelled `learning disabled'"

2. tag, label, mark, attach

usage: attach a tag or label to; "label these bottles"

3. pronounce, label, judge, declare, adjudge, hold

usage: pronounce judgment on; "They labeled him unfit to work here"

4. label, distinguish, separate, differentiate, secern, secernate, severalize, severalise, tell, tell apart

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

5. label, distinguish, separate, differentiate, secern, secernate, severalize, severalise, tell, tell apart

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

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