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tag

noun  us   /tæɡ/

tag noun (SIGN)

[C] a small piece of paper, cloth, or metal attached to an item and containing information about it: Did you check the price tag on that sweater?

tag noun (GAME)

[U] a game for children in which one child chases the others and tries to touch one of them, who then is the one who chases the children

tag

verb [T]  us   /tæɡ/ (-gg-)

tag verb [T] (GAME)

to touch someone in the game of tag: I tagged you, now you’re it!

tag verb [T] (ATTACH SIGN)

to put a tag on something: The items are tagged and stacked on shelves.
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