flagged flagged  /f ˈlæɡd/


  1. (n) emblem usually consisting of a rectangular piece of cloth of distinctive design
  2. (n) 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.
  3. (n) plants with sword-shaped leaves and erect stalks bearing bright-colored flowers composed of three petals and three drooping sepals
  4. (n) a rectangular piece of fabric used as a signalling device
  5. (n) flagpole used to mark the position of the hole on a golf green
  6. (n) stratified stone that splits into pieces suitable as paving stones
  7. (n) a conspicuously marked or shaped tail
  8. (v) communicate or signal with a flag
  9. (v) provide with a flag
  10. (v) droop, sink, or settle from or as if from pressure or loss of tautness
  11. (v) decorate with flags
  12. (v) become less intense

Derived Word(s)


  1. The past week saw at least six attacks, culminating with the seizure of an American-flagged cargo ship with a crew of 20.
  2. Maersk Line Ltd Reuters The past week saw at least six attacks, culminating with the seizure of an American-flagged cargo ship with a crew of 20.


  1. Man flags down police after robbery

    Evansville police say a man flagged down police and surrendered after a convenience store robbery.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: WRTV Indianapolis

  2. FBI search team focuses on spot K9 flagged in Hoffa search

    OAKLAND TOWNSHIP, Mich., June 18 (UPI) -- A cadaver dog that's part of an FBI search team has flagged a location in a Michigan field where an aging mobster says Jimmy Hoffa is buried, officials said.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: UPI

  3. Make Ohio Great flagged

    WASHINGTON — If you look for the offices of Make Ohio Great — one of the conservative groups flagged by the Internal Revenue Service for additional scrutiny — you end up barely a block from the White House, in an office suite where the walls are decorated with pictures of 30 Republican governors.
    on June 17, 2013     Source: Port Clinton News Herald


  1. "I don't know many people in eastern North Carolina who believe that transparency is a bad idea, or that Chinese or Russian-flagged companies should be able to spend unlimited amounts to influence US elections," Jones said.
    on Apr 29, 2010 By: Walter Jones Source: ABC News

  2. "He's a very gifted and remarkable writer. I loved the first books and I regard him with a great deal of respect and affection," Howard said, adding that he found Le Clezio's later works less interesting. "My attention flagged and I didn't go...
    on Oct 9, 2008 By: Richard Howard Source: San Francisco Chronicle

  3. "We flagged our intention to bid for the World Cup at the earliest possible opportunity and we are delighted that the FIFA executive committee has decided to abandon the rotation policy," Buckley said. "That will give us the opportunity to...
    on Oct 29, 2007 By: Ben Buckley Source: Reuters UK

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