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Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary
flag (noun)
any of various monocotyledonous plants with long ensiform leaves as
a) - iris , especially a wild iris
b) - sweet flag
flag (noun)
1.
a usually rectangular piece of fabric of distinctive design that is used as a symbol (as of a nation), as a signaling device, or as a decoration
2.
a) the tail of some dogs (as a setter or hound) , also the long hair fringing a dog's tail
b) the tail of a deer
3.
a) something used like a flag to signal or attract attention
b) one of the cross strokes of a musical note less than a quarter note in value
4.
something represented by a flag as
a) - flagship
b) an admiral functioning in his office of command
c) - nationality , especially the nationality of registration of a ship or aircraft
flag (verb)
transitive verb
1.
to signal with or as if with a flag , especially to signal to stop - flagged the train often used with down
2.
to mark or identify with or as if with a flag - flagged potential problems in the proposal
3.
to call a penalty on - penalize a lineman flagged for being offside
flag (verb)
intransitive verb
1.
to hang loose without stiffness
2.
a) to become unsteady, feeble, or spiritless
b) to decline in interest, attraction, or value - flagging stock prices
flag (noun)
a hard evenly stratified stone that splits into flat pieces suitable for paving , also a piece of such stone
flag (verb)
transitive verb
to lay (as a pavement) with - flags
Merriam-Webster Online Thesaurus
flag (verb)
1.
to be limp from lack of water or vigor
SYNONIMS:
flag, hang, loll, sag, swag, wilt
RELATED WORDS:
slouch, slump; cave (in), collapse, crumple, drop, fall, sink, subside, yield
NEAR ANTONYMS:
distend, stiffen; rise, straighten, unbend, uncurl
flag (verb)
2.
to lose bodily strength or vigor
SYNONIMS:
decay, droop, emaciate, fade, fail, flag, go, lag, languish, sag, sink, waste (away), wilt, wither
RELATED WORDS:
break down, wear out; yield; degenerate, deteriorate, rot, run down
NEAR ANTONYMS:
convalesce, rally, rebound, recover, recuperate; gain
flag (verb)
to direct or notify by a movement or gesture
SYNONIMS:
beckon, flag, gesture, signal, wave
RELATED WORDS:
nod; gesticulate, mime, pantomime, sign; signalize; acquaint, advise, inform, relate, tell; flourish, shrug
flag (noun)
1.
a piece of cloth with a special design that is used as an emblem or for signaling
SYNONIMS:
banderole ( banderol), banner, colors, ensign, guidon, jack, pendant ( pendent), pennant, pennon, standard, streamer
RELATED WORDS:
bunting, gonfalon; black flag, Jolly Roger, tricolor, union jack, white flag; burgee, semaphore, signaler ( signaller), waft; badge, coat of arms, crest, insignia
flag (noun)
2.
an object intended to give public notice or warning
SYNONIMS:
flag, tocsin
RELATED WORDS:
red light; knell
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