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badge - Meaning and Examples

Meaning of 'badge' (Webster Dictionary)

1 . Badge [ n.]
- A distinctive mark, token, sign, or cognizance, worn on the person; as, the badge of a society; the badge of a policeman.
- Something characteristic; a mark; a token.
- A carved ornament on the stern of a vessel, containing a window or the representation of one.
2 . Badge [ v. t.]
- To mark or distinguish with a badge.

Meaning of 'badge' (Princeton's WordNet)

1 . badge [ n]
Meaning (1):
- an emblem (a small piece of plastic or cloth or metal) that signifies your status (rank or membership or affiliation etc.)
Example in sentence:
  • they checked everyone's badge before letting them in
Meaning (2):
- any feature that is regarded as a sign of status (a particular power or quality or rank)
Example in sentence:
  • wearing a tie was regarded as a badge of respectability
3 . badge [ v]
Meaning (3):
- put a badge on
Example in sentence:
  • The workers here must be badged