- a piece of cloth or similar material, typically oblong or square, attachable by one edge to a pole or rope and used as the symbol or emblem of a country or institution or as a decoration during public festivities；used in reference to the country to which a person has allegiance
- mark (an item) for attention or treatment in a specified way；draw attention to
noun: flag, plural noun: flags
verb: flag, 3rd person present: flags, gerund or present participle: flagging, past tense: flagged, past participle: flagged
- 1. a piece of cloth or similar material, typically oblong or square, attachable by one edge to a pole or rope and used as the symbol or emblem of a country or institution or as a decoration during public festivities the American flag
- ▪ used in reference to the country to which a person has allegiance the private's heroism served as an example for every soldier under the flag
- ▪ a ship's country of registry.
- ▪ the ensign carried by a flagship as an emblem of an admiral's rank.
- 2. a small piece of cloth attached at one edge to a pole and used as a marker or signal in various sports jumped the starter's flag, did he?
- ▪ a device, symbol, or drawing resembling a flag, used as a marker golf courses are indicated by a numbered flag on the map
- 3. a variable used to indicate a particular property of the data in a record.
- 4. US a hook attached to the stem of a musical note, determining the rhythmic value of the note.
- 1. mark (an item) for attention or treatment in a specified way “greatfully” would be flagged as a misspelling of “gratefully.”
- ▪ draw attention to problems often flag the need for organizational change
- ▪ charge (a player) with a penalty by dropping a penalty flag a play in which he was flagged for being offside
- 2. signal to a vehicle or driver to stop, especially by waving one's arm she flagged down a patrol car
- ▪ direct (someone) to go in the specified direction by waving a flag or using hand signals have him flagged off the course
- ▪ (of an official in football, soccer, and other sports) raise or throw a flag to indicate a breach of the rules the rookie cornerback managed to get flagged for three penalties in one game
- 3. provide or decorate with a flag or flags.
- ▪ register (a vessel) in a specific country, under whose flag it then sails the flagging out of much of the fleet to flags of convenience
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