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  Definition of flag
  1. a conspicuously marked or shaped tail
  2. emblem usually consisting of a rectangular piece of cloth of distinctive design
  3. stratified stone that splits into pieces suitable as paving stones
  4. flagpole used to mark the position of the hole on a golf green
  5. a 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.
  6. a rectangular piece of fabric used as a signalling device
  7. plants with sword-shaped leaves and erect stalks bearing bright-colored flowers composed of three petals and three drooping sepals
  8. become less intense
  9. provide with a flag; "Flag this file so that I can recognize it immediately"
  10. communicate or signal with a flag
  11. decorate with flags; "the building was flagged for the holiday"
  12. droop, sink, or settle from or as if from pressure or loss of tautness
Similar Words: flagstone, pin, masthead, signal flag, iris, fleur-de-lis, sword lily, ease up, ease off, slacken off, sag, droop, swag

 

See Also: flag down

 

Hyponyms: American flag, Stars and Stripes, Star-Spangled Banner, Old Glory, banner, streamer, battle flag, black flag, pirate flag, Jolly Roger, colors, colours, fanion, jack, pennant, pennon, waft, standard, Stars and Bars, Confederate flag, tricolor, tricolour, Union Jack, Union flag, white flag, flag of truce, yellow jack, national flag, ensign, code flag, nautical signal flag, red flag, bearded iris, beardless iris, bulbous iris, dwarf iris, Iris cristata, stinking iris, gladdon, gladdon iris, stinking gladwyn, roast beef plant, Iris foetidissima, Persian iris, Iris persica, yellow iris, yellow flag, yellow water flag, Iris pseudacorus, vernal iris, Iris verna, blue flag, Iris versicolor, southern blue flag, Iris virginica, English iris, Iris xiphioides, slump, slouch, bag

 

Part Meronyms: deer, cervid, dog, domestic dog, Canis familiaris

 

Member Meronyms: genus Iris

 

Derivational Morphology: signal flag, sag, droop

 

Language Translations:
Arabic: علم   Bosnian: zastava  
Bulgarian: флаг   Croatian: zastava  
Danish: flag   Dutch: vlag  
Esperanto: flago   Finnish: lippu  
French: drapeau and pavillon   German: Flagge  
Hindi: झंडा   Hungarian: jelzőbit and zászló  
Indonesian: bendera   Italian: bandiera  
Kurdish: ala   Latin: vexillum  
Malayalam: കൊടി   Portuguese: bandeira and marcador  
Russian: вымпел   Slovene: zastava  
Spanish: bandera   Swedish: flagga  
 
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