Tag, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Tagged p. pr. & vb. n. Tagging ]
1. To fit with, or as with, a tag or tags.
He learned to make long-tagged thread laces. --Macaulay.
His courteous host . . .
Tags every sentence with some fawning word. --Dryden.
2. To join; to fasten; to attach.
3. To follow closely after; esp., to follow and touch in the game of tag. See Tag, a play.
n 1: a label made of cardboard or plastic or metal
2: a small piece of cloth or paper [syn: rag, shred, tag
3: a game in which one child chases the others; the one who is
caught becomes the next chaser
4: (sports) the act of touching a player in a game (which
changes their status in the game)
v 1: attach a tag or label to; "label these bottles" [syn: label,
2: touch a player while he is holding the ball
3: provide with a name or nickname
4: go after with the intent to catch; "The policeman chased the
mugger down the alley"; "the dog chased the rabbit" [syn:
chase, chase after, trail, tail, give chase, dog,
go after, track]
5: supply (blank verse or prose) with rhymes
[also: tagging, tagged]
adj : bearing or marked with a label or tag; "properly labeled
luggage" [syn: labeled, labelled] [ant: unlabeled]