label

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Label is part of the Academic Word List. It is important for students in college and university.

Pronunciation[change]

Noun[change]

Singular
label

Plural
labels

  1. A label is a small sign, usually on something, to tell you about it.
    Please read the label before using the product.
    There are washing instructions on the label.
  2. A label is a brand (mainly for fashion and music companies).
    Her favorite label is Gucci.

Verb[change]

Plain form
label

Third-person singular
labels

Past tense
labelled

Past participle
labelled

Present participle
labelling

Plain form
label

Third-person singular
labels

Past tense
labeled

Past participle
labeled

Present participle
labeling

  1. (transitive) If you label something, you write information on it or attach information to it.
    Please be sure to label your bags before getting on the airplane.
    He labelled the tree with its name and date.