label verb Meaning in Cambridge Learner Dictionary
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Meaning of "label" - Learner English Dictionary

See all translations

label

verb [T]
 
 
/ˈleɪbəl/ ( present participle mainly UK labelling, past tense and past participle labelled, present participle US labeling, past tense and past participle labeled)
INFORMATION to fix a small piece of paper or other material to something which gives information about it: All food has to be labelled with 'best before' or 'use by' dates.Letters, notes and cardsPaper and stationery
DESCRIBE to describe the qualities of someone or something using a word or phrase, usually in a way that is not fair: [often passive] They've been unfairly labelled as criminals.Describing and telling stories
(Definition of label verb from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

More Learner's Dictionary definitions for “label”

Definitions of “label” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day
like

to enjoy or approve of something or someone

Word of the Day

July 4th, Bastille Day, and the language of revolution.
July 4th, Bastille Day, and the language of revolution.
by Liz Walter,
July 01, 2015
With America’s Independence Day on the 4th and France’s Bastille Day on the 14th, July certainly has a revolutionary theme, so this blog looks at words and phrases we use to talk about the dramatic and nation-changing events that these days celebrate. In particular, it focuses on one of the most important

Read More 

burger noun
burger noun
June 29, 2015
a menu on a computer screen comprising three short parallel horizontal lines which the user clicks to see options Definitely use a burger. You could put the settings in the burger menu too. Fix the settings to the bottom of the burger menu and use a vertically scrolling contact list that scrolls behind

Read More