Badge v. t. To mark or distinguish with a badge.
1. A distinctive mark, token, sign, or cognizance, worn on the person; as, the badge of a society; the badge of a policeman. “Tax gatherers, recognized by their official badges.”
2. Something characteristic; a mark; a token.
Sweet mercy is nobility's true badge. --Shak.
3. Naut. A carved ornament on the stern of a vessel, containing a window or the representation of one.
n 1: an emblem (a small piece of plastic or cloth or metal) that
signifies your status (rank or membership or affiliation
etc.); "they checked everyone's badge before letting
2: any feature that is regarded as a sign of status (a
particular power or quality or rank); "wearing a tie was
regarded as a badge of respectability"
v : put a badge on; "The workers here must be badged"