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tag Tweet Definition of tag Like Definition of tag on Facebook
noun
  1. A small label.
  2. A game played by two or more children in which one child (known as "it") attempts to catch one of the others, who then becomes "it".
  3. (also skin tag) An excrescence of skin.
  4. (also dung tag or dag) A dangling lock of sheep's wool, matted with dung.
  5. A type of cardboard.
  6. Graffiti in the form of a stylised signature particular to the person who makes the graffiti.
  7. (baseball) An instance of touching the runner with the ball or the ball in a gloved hand.
The was applied at second for the final out.
  1. (Chiefly US) a vehicle number plate.
  2. (computing) An element of HTML code which starts with "<...>" and ends "</...>".
<title> Hello </title> - title tag
take Tweet Definition of take Like Definition of take on Facebook
noun
  1. An act of taking.
  2. Something that is taken.
  3. A profit or reward.
He wants half of the if he helps with the job.
  1. An interpretation or view.
What"s your on this issue, Fred?
  1. (film) An attempt to record a scene.
It"s a .
Act seven, scene three, two.
  1. (rugby) A catch.
  2. (acting) A facial gesture in response to an event.
I did a when I saw the new car in the driveway.
  1. (cricket) a catch of the ball, especially by the wicket-keeper
verb (takes, taking, took, taken)
  1. To grasp with the hands.
  2. To grab and move to oneself.
I"ll that plate off the table.
  1. To get into one's possession.
  2. (military) To gain a position by force.
After a bloody battle, they were able to the city.
  1. To have sex with forcefully, possibly without consent.
The rapist took his victims in dark alleys.
  1. To carry, particularly to a particular destination.
I'll the plate with me.
  1. To choose.
I'll the blue plates.
  1. To support or carry without failing or breaking.
That truck bed will only two tons.
  1. To endure or cope with.
I can the noise, but I can't take the smell.
  1. (baseball) To not swing at a pitch
He"ll probably this one.
  1. To ingest medicine, drugs, etc.
I aspirin every day to thin my blood.
  1. (italbrac, Usually with "for") To assume or interpret to be.
Do you me for a fool?
I it you're not going?''
  1. To enroll (in a class, or a course of study)
I plan to math, physics, literature and flower arrangment this semester.
  1. To participate in, undergo (a test or exam).
Aren't you supposed to your math final today?
  1. (climbing) To tighten (take up) a belaying rope. Often used imperatively.
Take.
  1. To fight or attempt to fight somebody. (See also take on.)
Don't try to that guy. He's bigger than you.
  1. To stick, persist, thrive or remain.
I started some tomato seeds last spring, but they didn't .
  1. (cricket) To catch the ball; especially for the wicket-keeper to catch the ball after the batsman has missed or edged it.
  2. (impersonal) To require.
Looks like it's gonna a taller person to get that down.
It takes a village to raise a child.
  1. (transitive) To require.
You'll need to your textbook with you to every class.
  1. To last an amount of time.
I estimate the trip will about ten minutes.
tense Tweet Definition of tense Like Definition of tense on Facebook
noun
  1. (grammar) Any of the forms of a verb which distinguish when an action or state of being occurs or exists. The basic tenses in English are present, past and future. English also has perfect tenses (present tense, present perfect, past tense, past perfect and future tense, future perfect) and progressive tenses.
verb (tens, ing)
  1. To make or become tense.
adjective (tens, er)
  1. show, Showing signs of stress or strain; not relaxed.
termination Tweet Definition of termination Like Definition of termination on Facebook
noun
  1. The process of terminating or the state of being terminated.
  2. The process of firing an employee; ending one's employment at a business for any reason.
  3. An end in time; a conclusion.
  4. An end in space; an edge or limit.
  5. An outcome or result.
  6. The last part of a word; a suffix.
  7. (medical) An induced abortion.
theme Tweet Definition of theme Like Definition of theme on Facebook
noun
  1. a subject of a talk or an artistic piece; a topic.
  2. a recurring idea; a motif.
  3. (music) the main melody of a piece of music, especially one that is the source of variations.
  4. (computing, figurative) The collection of color schemes, sounds, artwork etc., that "skin" an environment towards a particular motif.
third person Tweet Definition of third person Like Definition of third person on Facebook
noun
  1. In grammar, the form of a verb used when the subject of a sentence is not the audience or the one making the statement. In English, pronouns used with the third person include he, she, it, one, they, and who.
    "Is" is the third person singular of "to be"
  2. A form of narrative writing using verbs in the third person in order to give the impression that the action is happening to another person.

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