how to pronounce tag


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An example use of tag in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… rhetoric now I just - tag impeach Trump …”

meanings of tag


  1. A dangling lock of sheep's wool, matted with dung; a dung tag.
  2. An attribution in narrated dialogue (eg, "he said") or attributed words (e.g. "he thought").
  3. Initialism of tree-adjoining grammar.
  4. Something mean and paltry; the rabble.
  5. The last scene of a TV program, often focusing on the program's subplot.
  6. A decoration drawn over some Hebrew letters in Jewish scrolls.
  7. A sheep in its first year.
  8. A type of cardboard.
  9. A children's chasing game in which one player (known as "it") attempts to touch another, who then becomes "it".
  10. A skin tag, an excrescence of skin.
  11. A vehicle number plate; a medal bearing identification data (animals, soldiers).
  12. The last line (or last two lines) of a song's chorus that is repeated to indicate the end of the song.
  13. Graffiti in the form of a stylized signature particular to the artist.
  14. A metallic binding, tube, or point, at the end of a string, or lace, to stiffen it.
  15. A person's name.
  16. A small label.
  17. An instance of touching the baserunner with the ball or the ball in a gloved hand to rule him "out.".
  18. Any short peptide sequence artificially attached to proteins mostly in order to help purify, solubilize or visualize these proteins.
  19. A keyword, term, or phrase associated with or assigned to data, media, and/or information enabling keyword-based classification; often used to categorize content.
  20. A piece of markup representing an element in a markup language.
  21. Any slight appendage, as to an article of dress; something slight hanging loosely.
  22. The end, or catchword, of an actor's speech; cue.


  1. To fasten; to attach.
  2. To hit the ball hard.
  3. To mark with a tag (metadata for classification).
  4. To catch and touch (a player in the game of tag).
  5. To remove dung tags from a sheep.
  6. To follow closely, accompany, tag along.
  7. To label (something).
  8. To put a runner out by touching them with the ball or the ball in a gloved hand.
  9. To mark (something) with one's tag.
  10. To fit with, or as if with, a tag or tags.


  1. Tight (inclined to play only strong starting hands and fold otherwise) and aggressive (inclined to raise often).

tag frequency in english - B1 level of CEFR

the word tag occurs in english on average 36.6 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics tag can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that tag can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) leisure and entertainment;

words with pronunciation similar to tag


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