label


label
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noun
1 paper, etc. attached to sth
ADJECTIVE
adhesive, sticky
package
product
clothing, food, nutrition (esp. AmE)
address, mailing (AmE)
luggage (esp. BrE)
price
warning
care

The care label says ‘dry-clean only’.

designer

clothes with a designer label

VERB + LABEL
bear, carry, have

It doesn't have a price label on it.

attach, put on, stick on

She stuck labels on all the jars.

remove, take off
check, consult, read

Always read the label before taking any medicine.

PREPOSITION
on a/the label

What does it say on the label?

label on

the label on the bottle

2 description
ADJECTIVE
ideological, party
VERB + LABEL
apply, assign, attach, slap on, use

Why do we need to attach a label to these feelings?

One sometimes feels that the label ‘classic’ is applied to any book that is dull.

reject
3 company; brand
ADJECTIVE
music, record
major
independent, indie
brand-name (esp. AmE), private
designer

Designer labels grew by nearly 4% in 2007.

VERB + LABEL
launch
sign to, sign with

The band is hoping to sign with a major label.

PREPOSITION
under a/the label

The record was produced under the Virgin label.

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verb
1 put a label on sth
ADVERB
appropriately, correctly, properly
incorrectly, wrongly

Some of the plants were wrongly labelled/labeled.

carefully, clearly, neatly

a pile of small plastic bags, each carefully labelled/labeled.

PREPOSITION
with

The samples were all labelled/labeled with a date and place of origin.

2 describe sb/sth as a particular thing
ADVERB
falsely

She was falsely labelled/labeled a liar.

automatically
PREPOSITION
as

It would be easy to label the boys as troublemakers.

Label is used with these nouns as the object: ↑coward, ↑product

Collocations dictionary. 2013.

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  • label — label …   Dictionnaire des rimes

  • label — [ labɛl ] n. m. • 1899; mot angl. « étiquette », de l a. fr. label, var. de lambeau ♦ Anglic. 1 ♦ (1906) Marque apposée sur un produit pour certifier qu il a été fabriqué dans les conditions de travail et de salaire fixées par le syndicat ou l… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • label — I noun brand, cachet, classification, description, docket, emblem, hallmark, identification, identification tag, insignia, mark, mark of identification, marker, sign, slip, stamp, sticker, superscription, tag, ticket associated concepts:… …   Law dictionary

  • Label — La bel (l[=a] b[e^]l), n. [OF. label sort of ribbon or fringe, label in heraldry, F. lambeau shred, strip, rag; of uncertain origin; cf. L. labellum, dim. of labrum lip, edge, margin, G. lappen flap, patch, rag, tatter (cf. {Lap} of a dress), W.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Label — [ˈleɪbəl] (englisch „Zettel“, „Schildchen“) steht für: Etikett, mit dem zum Beispiel der Preis einer Ware ausgezeichnet wird Label (Programmierung), ein Bezeichner innerhalb eines Programmcodes in einem Computerprogramm Führungstext (Label), ein… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Label — La bel, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Labeled} (l[=a] b[e^]ld) or {Labelled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Labeling} or {Labelling}.] 1. To affix a label to; to mark with a name, etc.; as, to label a bottle or a package. [1913 Webster] 2. To affix in or on a label.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • label — A strip of paper (printed singly or in multiples) that shows destination, mail class or type, office of distribution, and routing instructions. It is placed in the label holders of cases, pouches, or sacks. Also, a type of directive that provides …   Glossary of postal terms

  • label- — *label germ.?, Neutrum: nhd. Becken, Schüssel; ne. basin; Rekontruktionsbasis: ae., afries., as., ahd.; Interferenz: Lehnwort lat. lābellum; Etymologie: s …   Germanisches Wörterbuch

  • label — ► NOUN 1) a small piece of paper, fabric, etc. attached to an object and giving information about it. 2) the name or trademark of a fashion company. 3) a company that produces recorded music. 4) a classifying name applied to a person or thing. 5) …   English terms dictionary

  • label — [lā′bəl] n. [OFr, a rag, strip < Frank * labba, akin to OHG lappa, a rag, shred: for IE base see LAP1] 1. Archaic a) a narrow band of cloth, etc.; fillet b) a narrow strip of ribbon attached to a document to hold the seal 2. a card, strip of… …   English World dictionary

  • Label — Label,das:⇨Aufschrift(1) Label 1.Etikett,Klebeetikett,Schallplattenetikett,Marke,Schild(chen),Aufklebeschild,Aufkleber;ugs.:Sticker 2.Marke,Markenname,Markenzeichen,Markenbezeichnung,Firmenname,Firmenbezeichnung 3.Plattenfirma …   Das Wörterbuch der Synonyme