HyperDic: flag

English > 12 senses of the word flag:
NOUNartifactflagemblem usually consisting of a rectangular piece of cloth of distinctive design
communicationflag, mastheada listing printed in all issues of a newspaper or magazine (usually on the editorial page) that gives the name of the publication and the names of the editorial staff, etc.
plantflag, iris, fleur-de-lis, sword lilyplants with sword-shaped leaves and erect stalks bearing bright-colored flowers composed of three petals and three drooping sepals
communicationflag, signal flaga rectangular piece of fabric used as a signalling device
artifactflag, pinflagpole used to mark the position of the hole on a golf green
artifactflag, flagstonestratified stone that splits into pieces suitable as paving stones
animalflaga conspicuously marked or shaped tail
VERBcommunicationflagcommunicate or signal with a flag
changeflagprovide with a flag
motionflag, sag, droop, swagdroop, sink, or settle from or as if from pressure or loss of tautness
creationflagdecorate with flags
changeflag, ease up, ease off, slacken offbecome less intense
flag > pronunciation
Soundsflae'g
RhymesAg ... zigzag: 32 rhymes with aeg...
English > flag: 12 senses > noun 1, artifact
Meaningemblem usually consisting of a rectangular piece of cloth of distinctive design.
NarrowerAmerican flag, Stars and Stripes, Star-Spangled Banner, Old GloryThe national flag of the United States of America
Stars and Bars, Confederate flagThe first flag of the Confederate States of America
Union Jack, Union flagnational flag of the United Kingdom
banner, streamerlong strip of cloth or paper used for decoration or advertising
battle flagA flag that leads troops into battle
black flag, pirate flag, Jolly Roger, blackjackA flag usually bearing a white skull and crossbones on a black background
colors, coloursA flag that shows its nationality
fanionA small flag used by surveyors or soldiers to mark a position
jacksmall flag indicating a ship's nationality
national flag, ensignAn emblem flown as a symbol of nationality
pennant, pennon, streamer, waftA long flag
standard, bannerAny distinctive flag
tricolor, tricolourA flag having three colored stripes (especially the French flag)
white flag, flag of truceflag consisting of a piece of white cloth that is hoisted to signal surrender or to ask / ask for a truce
yellow jackyellow flag hoist on a ship in quarantine
Broaderemblemspecial design or visual object representing a quality, type, group, etc.
Spanishbandera, pabellón
Catalanbandera, pavelló
Verbsflagcommunicate or signal with a flag
flagdecorate with flags
English > flag: 12 senses > noun 2, communication
MeaningA listing printed in all issues of a newspaper or magazine (usually on the editorial page) that gives the name of the publication and the names of the editorial staff, etc..
Synonymmasthead
Broaderlist, listingA database containing an ordered array of items (names or topics)
English > flag: 12 senses > noun 3, plant
Meaningplants with sword-shaped leaves and erect stalks bearing bright-colored flowers composed of three petals and three drooping sepals.
Synonymsiris, fleur-de-lis, sword lily
Member ofgenus Irislarge genus of perennials that develop from bulbs or rhizomes
NarrowerEnglish iris, Iris xiphioidesbulbous iris native to the Pyrenees
Persian iris, Iris persicabulbous iris native to Asia Minor cultivated for its pale lilac-colored flowers
bearded irisAny of numerous wild or cultivated irises with hairlike structures on the falls (the drooping sepals)
beardless irisAny of numerous wild or cultivated irises having no hairs on the drooping sepals (the falls)
blue flag, Iris versicolorA common iris of the eastern United States having blue or blue-violet flowers
bulbous irisAny of various irises having a rootstock / rootstock formed like a bulb
dwarf iris, vernal iris, Iris vernalow-growing spring-flowering American iris with bright blue-lilac flowers
dwarf iris, Iris cristatalow-growing summer-flowering iris of northeastern United States
southern blue flag, Iris virginicaSimilar to blue flag
stinking iris, gladdon, gladdon iris, stinking gladwyn, roast beef plant, Iris foetidissimairis with purple flowers and foul-smelling leaves
yellow iris, yellow flag, yellow water flag, Iris pseudacorusCommon yellow-flowered iris of Europe and North Africa, naturalized in United States and often cultivated
Broaderiridaceous plantAny bulbous plant of the family Iridaceae
Spanishlirio, lis
Catalaniris, lliri, llir
English > flag: 12 senses > noun 4, communication
MeaningA rectangular piece of fabric used as a signalling device.
Synonymsignal flag
Narrowercode flag, nautical signal flagOne of an international code of flag signals used between ships
pennantA flag longer than it is wide (and often tapering)
red flagA flag that serves as a warning signal
Broadervisual signalA signal that involves visual communication
Spanishbandera
Catalanbandera
Verbsflagcommunicate or signal with a flag
English > flag: 12 senses > noun 5, artifact
Meaningflagpole used to mark the position of the hole on a golf green.
Synonympin
Broadergolf equipmentsports equipment used in playing golf
Spanishbandera, banderola
Catalanbanderola
English > flag: 12 senses > noun 6, artifact
Meaningstratified stone that splits into pieces suitable as paving stones.
Synonymflagstone
Broaderpaving stoneA stone used for paving
Spanishbaldosa, laja, losa
Catalanllamborda, llosa
English > flag: 12 senses > noun 7, animal
MeaningA conspicuously marked or shaped tail.
Part ofdeer, cerviddistinguished from Bovidae by the male's having solid deciduous antlers
dog, domestic dog, Canis familiarisA member of the genus Canis (probably descended from the common wolf) that has been domesticated by man since prehistoric times
BroadertailThe posterior part of the body of a vertebrate especially when elongated and extending beyond the trunk or main part of the body
English > flag: 12 senses > verb 1, communication
MeaningCommunicate or signal with a flag.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s something
Broadersign, signal, signalize, signaliseCommunicate silently and non-verbally by signals or signs
See alsoflag downsignal to stop
Nounsflagemblem usually consisting of a rectangular piece of cloth of distinctive design
flaga rectangular piece of fabric used as a signalling device
English > flag: 12 senses > verb 2, change
MeaningProvide with a flag.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"Flag this file so that I can recognize it immediately"
Broadermarkmake or leave a mark on
Spanishabanderar, marcar
Catalanabanderar
English > flag: 12 senses > verb 3, motion
Meaningdroop, sink, or settle from or as if from pressure or loss of tautness.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s
Synonymssag, droop, swag
Narrowerbaghang loosely, like an empty bag
slump, slouchassume a drooping posture or carriage
Broadersink, drop, drop downfall or descend to a lower place or level
Spanishcombarse
Catalancorbar-se
English > flag: 12 senses > verb 4, creation
Meaningdecorate with flags.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"the building was flagged for the holiday"
Broaderdecorate, adorn, grace, ornament, embellish, beautifymake more attractive by adding ornament, colour / colour, etc.
Spanishembanderar
Nounsflagemblem usually consisting of a rectangular piece of cloth of distinctive design
English > flag: 12 senses > verb 5, change
MeaningBecome less intense.
PatternSomething ----s
Synonymsease up, ease off, slacken off
Broaderdecrease, diminish, lessen, falldecrease in size, extent, or range
Spanishreducir
Catalanreduir

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