How Do You Spell TAG?

Pronunciation: [tˈaɡ] (IPA)

The word "tag" is spelled with the letters T-A-G, but its phonetic transcription is /tæɡ/. The first sound /t/ is a voiceless alveolar plosive, which means that the tongue taps against the alveolar ridge behind the teeth to produce a burst of air. The second sound /æ/ is a short vowel sound pronounced with an open mouth. The final sound /ɡ/ is a voiced velar stop, which means that the back of the tongue contacts the soft palate to produce a vibration of the vocal cords.

TAG Meaning and Definition

  1. Tag (noun):

    1. A small piece of paper, cloth, or plastic attached to an object to identify or label it, often with relevant information. Tags can be used for various purposes such as identification, classification, pricing, or tracking. They are commonly found on clothing, bags, luggage, or products in a retail setting.

    2. In the context of social media, a tag refers to a metadata keyword or phrase that is added to a post, photo, or video to categorize or link it with similar content. Tags enable users to organize and search for specific topics, events, or trends, facilitating content discovery and increasing audience engagement.

    3. In sports and games, a tag usually refers to physically contacting or touching an opponent with the intention of removing them from the game or designated area. Tag games often involve chasing, catching, or touching players to eliminate them from play or denote a change in status.

    4. As a verb, to tag means to attach a tag to an object for identification, labeling, or categorization purposes. It can also refer to the act of adding tags or keywords to digital content on social media platforms to enhance discoverability.

    5. In graffiti or urban art culture, the term tag commonly denotes an artist's personalized signature or stylized name, typically spray-painted or drawn on public spaces, surfaces, or property as a form of self-expression or mark of presence.

  2. • A metallic point at the end of a string; the end or extremity.
    • To fit with a point, as lace; to fit one thing to another.

    Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

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Etymology of TAG

The word "tag" has its origins in Middle English and Old Norse. In Middle English, the word "tagge" referred to a point or hanging piece at the end of a garment. This Middle English term came from Old Norse "tagg", which had a similar meaning. Over time, the term "tag" came to be associated with various objects or labels attached or appended to something, eventually leading to its current meaning as a small piece of paper, plastic, or cloth attached to an item to provide information or identification.

Idioms with the word TAG

  • tag up The idiom "tag up" refers to a rule in baseball where a baserunner must retouch or "tag" the base they were on before attempting to advance to the next base after a fly ball is caught by a fielder. It is used figuratively to imply the need to reassess or reevaluate a situation before proceeding further.
  • tag along (with sb/sth) The idiom "tag along (with sb/sth)" means to accompany or go along with someone or something, often without contributing much. It implies following or trailing along without making any significant or independent contribution or decision.
  • tag along (after sm) The idiom "tag along (after sm)" means to join someone or a group in an activity or journey, usually without being invited or a necessary part of the group. It implies accompanying someone without taking an active role or being fully engaged.
  • tag along The idiom "tag along" means to accompany or follow someone, often without contributing or participating actively in the activities or decisions being made.
  • put a price (tag) on sth The idiom "put a price (tag) on sth" means to determine or establish the value or cost of something. It refers to the act of assigning a specific monetary value to a particular item or object.
  • tag sm out
  • rag, tag, and bobtail The idiom "rag, tag, and bobtail" refers to a group of people or things that are disorganized, messy, or of lower class or quality. It is often used to describe a motley assortment of individuals or items.

Similar spelling words for TAG

Plural form of TAG is TAGS

Conjugate verb Tag


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to tag


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