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Meaning of BADGE

Pronunciation:  baj

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

BADGE is a 5 letter word that starts with B.


 See Also: allegory, black belt, blue ribbon, characteristic, chevron, cordon bleu, emblem, feature, grade insignia, I.D., ID, insignia, label, mark, merit badge, stripe, stripes, tag



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Badge\, n. [LL. bagea, bagia, sign, prob. of German
    origin; cf. AS. be['a]g, be['a]h, bracelet, collar, crown, OS
    b?g- in comp., AS. b?gan to bow, bend, G. biegen. See {Bow}
    to bend.]
    1. A distinctive mark, token, sign, or cognizance, worn on
       the person; as, the badge of a society; the badge of a
       policeman. ``Tax gatherers, recognized by their official
       badges. '' --Prescott.
    2. Something characteristic; a mark; a token.
             Sweet mercy is nobility's true badge. --Shak.
    3. (Naut.) 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.
Dream Dictionary
 Definition: Dreaming of or flash a badge, represents your position of stature, honor and status. You regard yourself highly.
Thesaurus Terms
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