Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun label

4 senses of label

Sense 1
label -- (a brief description given for purposes of identification; "the label Modern is applied to many different kinds of architecture")
       => description -- (the act of describing something)

Sense 2
label, recording label -- (trade name of a company that produces musical recordings; "the artists and repertoire department of a recording label is responsible for finding new talent")
       => trade name, brand name, brand, marque -- (a name given to a product or service)

Sense 3
label -- (a radioactive isotope that is used in a compound in order to trace the mechanism of a chemical reaction)
       => radioisotope -- (a radioactive isotope of an element; produced either naturally or artificially)

Sense 4
label -- (an identifying or descriptive marker that is attached to an object)
       => marker, marking, mark -- (a distinguishing symbol; "the owner's mark was on all the sheep")

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb label

5 senses of label

Sense 1
label -- (assign a label to; designate with a label; "These students were labelled `learning disabled'")
       => designate, denominate -- (assign a name or title to)

Sense 2
tag, label, mark -- (attach a tag or label to; "label these bottles")
       => attach -- (cause to be attached)

Sense 3
pronounce, label, judge -- (pronounce judgment on; "They labeled him unfit to work here")
       => declare, adjudge, hold -- (declare to be; "She was declared incompetent"; "judge held that the defendant was innocent")

Sense 4
label -- (distinguish (as a compound or molecule) by introducing a labeled atom)
       => distinguish, separate, differentiate, secern, secernate, severalize, severalise, tell, tell apart -- (mark as different; "We distinguish several kinds of maple")

Sense 5
label -- (distinguish (an element or atom) by using a radioactive isotope or an isotope of unusual mass for tracing through chemical reactions)
       => distinguish, separate, differentiate, secern, secernate, severalize, severalise, tell, tell apart -- (mark as different; "We distinguish several kinds of maple")

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