- 1 tag something/somebody to fasten a tag onto something or someone Each animal was tagged with a number for identification. The containers were tagged with color-coded labels.
- 2tag somebody/something as something to give someone or something a name that describes what they are or do synonym label The country no longer wanted to be tagged as a Third World nation.
- 3tag something (computing) to add a set of letters or symbols to a piece of text or data in order to identify it or show that it is to be treated in a particular way Phrasal Verbstag along (behind/with somebody)tag somethingon
NAmE//tæɡ//Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they tag
he / she / it tags
past simple tagged
-ing form tagging