- v assign a label to; designate with a label
- v attach a tag or label to
- v pronounce judgment on
They labeled him unfit to work here
- v distinguish (as a compound or molecule) by introducing a labeled atom
- v distinguish (an element or atom) by using a radioactive isotope or an isotope of unusual mass for tracing through chemical reactions
- a bearing or marked with a label or tag
properly labeled luggage
- The press screamed bloody murderJoe Klein labeled the former one of the sleaziest ads I've ever seen; Joy Behar of The View .
- When the supplemental was made into law, Republican critics labeled all of the non-war related items pork.
- Products with aspartame (NutraSweet) have always been labeled dangerous for people with phenylketonuria, a relatively rare condition.
- Carles Puyol in SI.com
We were labeled a disaster after losing the first game,Puyol said. "But we worry about ourselves only. My work is to defend. If we keep the goal at zero, we're champions."
- Vaclav Klaus in International Herald Tribune
The enforcement of these notions ...... is unacceptable,Klaus said. "Those who dare thinking about a different option are labeled as enemies."
- Peter King in International Herald Tribune
Besides being a massive defeat for the governor, I can't imagine many - if any - illegal immigrants coming forward to get the driver's licenses, because they'd basically be labeled as illegal,said New York Rep. Peter King, the top Republican...