1. [ noun ] emblem usually consisting of a rectangular piece of cloth of distinctive design
Related terms: emblem colors banner battle_flag black_flag Stars_and_Bars white_flag standard Union_Jack tricolor pennant yellow_jack Stars_and_Stripes jack fanion
2. [ noun ] (psychology) an emblem flown as a symbol of nationality
Synonyms: ensign national_flag
Related terms: emblem Stars_and_Bars american_flag Stars_and_Stripes
3. [ noun ] (botany) plants with sword-shaped leaves and erect stalks bearing bright-colored flowers composed of three petals and three drooping sepals
Synonyms: fleur-de-lis sword_lily iris
Related terms: iridaceous_plant beardless_iris Persian_iris bulbous_iris dwarf_iris stinking_iris bearded_iris yellow_iris dwarf_iris blue_flag southern_blue_flag English_iris genus_Iris
4. [ verb ] provide with a flag

"Flag this file so that I can recognize it immediately"

Related terms: mark
5. [ verb ] communicate or signal with a flag
Related terms: sign flag_down
6. [ verb ] become less intense
Synonyms: ease_up slack_off slacken_off ease_off
Related terms: decrease
7. [ noun ] a rectangular piece of fabric used as a signalling device
Synonyms: signal_flag
Related terms: visual_signal red_flag code_flag pennant
8. [ noun ] (golf,games) flagpole used to mark the position of the hole on a golf green
Synonyms: pin
Related terms: golf_equipment
9. [ verb ] droop, sink, or settle from or as if from pressure or loss of tautness
Synonyms: sag droop swag
Related terms: sink slump bag sag
10. [ verb ] decorate with flags

"the building was flagged for the holiday"

Related terms: decorate
11. [ noun ] stratified stone that splits into pieces suitable as paving stones
Synonyms: flagstone
Related terms: paving_stone
12. [ noun ] 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.
Synonyms: masthead
Related terms: list
13. [ noun ] (zoology) a conspicuously marked or shaped tail
Related terms: tail dog deer
Similar spelling:   Flagg