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badge

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Noun

CIDE DICTIONARY

badgen. [LL. bagea, bagia, sign, prob. of German origin; cf. AS. beág, beáh, bracelet, collar, crown, OS. b in comp., AS. b to bow, bend, G. biegen. See Bow to bend.].
  •  A distinctive mark, token, sign, or cognizance, worn on the person; as, the badge of a society; the badge of a policeman.  Prescott.  [1913 Webster]
  •  Something characteristic; a mark; a token.  [1913 Webster]
    "Sweet mercy is nobility's true badge."  [1913 Webster]
  •  A carved ornament on the stern of a vessel, containing a window or the representation of one.  [1913 Webster]
badgev. t. 
     To mark or distinguish with a badge.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

badge, n.
1 a distinctive emblem worn as a mark of office, membership, achievement, licensed employment, etc.
2 any feature or sign which reveals a characteristic condition or quality.

Etymology
ME: orig. unkn.

THESAURUS

badge

Hershey bar, ID card, accolade, armory, aroma, attribute, aviation badge, award, badge of office, badges, banner, bar, baton, bays, blazonry, brand, brassard, button, cachet, calligram, calling card, cap and gown, card, cast, chain, chain of office, character, characteristic, chevron, chicken, class ring, cockade, collar, configuration, countermark, countersign, credentials, cross, cut, decoration, device, differentia, differential, distinction, distinctive feature, dog tag, dress, eagle, earmark, emblem, emblems, ensigns, epaulet, fasces, feature, figure, figurehead, flavor, fleur-de-lis, gust, hallmark, hammer and sickle, hash mark, heraldry, identification, identification badge, identification tag, idiocrasy, idiosyncrasy, image, impress, impression, index, indicant, indicator, individualism, initials, insignia, insignia of branch, keynote, kudos, lapel pin, laurels, letter of introduction, lineaments, livery, mace, mannerism, mantle, mark, marking, markings, measure, medal, mold, monogram, mortarboard, nature, note, oak leaf, odor, old school tie, organization insignia, overseas bar, parachute badge, particularity, patch, peculiarity, picture, pin, pip, press card, property, quality, quirk, regalia, representation, representative, ring, rose, savor, school ring, seal, serial number, service stripe, shamrock, shape, shoulder patch, shoulder sleeve insignia, sigil, sigillography, sign, signal, signature, singularity, skull and crossbones, smack, specialty, sphragistics, spread eagle, staff, stamp, star, stripe, submarine badge, sure sign, swastika, symptom, taint, tang, tartan, taste, telltale sign, tessera, thistle, tie, token, trait, trick, uniform, verge, visiting card, wand

ROGET THESAURUS

badge

Indication

N indication, symbolism, symbolization, semiology, semiotics, semeiology, semeiotics, Zeitgeist, characteristic, diagnostic, lineament, feature, trait, fingerprint, voiceprint, footprint, noseprint, cloven hoof, footfall, recognition (memory), diagnostic, divining rod, detector, sign, symbol, index, indice, indicator, point, pointer, exponent, note, token, symptom, dollar sign, dollar mark, type, figure, emblem, cipher, device, representation, epigraph, motto, posy, gesture, gesticulation, pantomime, wink, glance, leer, nod, shrug, beck, touch, nudge, dactylology, dactylonomy, freemasonry, telegraphy, chirology, byplay, dumb show, cue, hint, clue, clew, key, scent, signal, signal post, rocket, blue light, watch fire, watch tower, telegraph, semaphore, flagstaff, cresset, fiery cross, calumet, heliograph, guidon, headlight, mark, scratch, line, stroke, dash, score, stripe, streak, tick, dot, point, notch, nick, print, imprint, impress, impression, keyboard symbols, printing symbols, red letter, italics, sublineation, underlining, bold font, jotting, note, annotation, reference, blaze, cedilla, guillemets, hachure, quotation marks, ", double quotes, " ", parentheses, "( )", brackets, "", braces, "", left arrow, "<", right arrow, ">", forward slash, "/", backward slash, "\", exclamation point, "!", commercial at, "@", pound sign, "#", percent sign, "%", carat, "", ampersand, "&", asterisk, "*", hyphen, "-", dash, "-", "_", em dash, "--", plus sign, "+", equals sign, "=", question mark, "?", period, ", ", semicolon, ", ", colon, ":", comma, ", ", apostrophe, "'", single quote, "'", tilde, "~", badge, criterion, countercheck, countermark, countersign, counterfoil, duplicate, tally, label, ticket, billet, letter, counter, check, chip, chop, dib, totem, tessera, card, bill, witness, voucher, stamp, cacher, trade mark, Hall mark, signature, mark, autograph, autography, attestation, hand, hand writing, sign manual, cipher, seal, sigil, signet, hand and seal, paraph, brand, superscription, indorsement, endorsement, password, watchword, catchword, security card, pass, passkey, credentials, open sesame, timbrology, mot de passe, mot du guet, pass-parole, shibboleth, title, heading, docket, address card, visiting card, carte de visite, insignia, banner, banneret, bannerol, bandrol, flag, colors, streamer, standard, eagle, labarum, oriflamb, oriflamme, figurehead, ensign, pennon, pennant, pendant, burgee, blue Peter, jack, ancient, gonfalon, union jack, banderole, old glory, quarantine flag, vexillum, yellow-flag, yellow jack, tricolor, stars and stripes, bunting, heraldry, crest, coat of arms, arms, armorial bearings, hatchment, escutcheon, scutcheon, shield, supporters, livery, uniform, cockade, epaulet, chevron, garland, love knot, favor, beacon, cairn, post, staff, flagstaff, hand, pointer, vane, cock, weathercock, guidepost, handpost, fingerpost, directing post, signpost, pillars of Hercules, pharos, bale-fire, beacon-fire, l'etoile du Nord, landmark, seamark, lighthouse, balize, polestar, loadstar, lodestar, cynosure, guide, address, direction, name, sign, signboard, warning, omen, prefigurement, trace, record, warning &c, alarm, scepter, trophy, gauge, milestone, milepost, brand, fool's cap, check, telltale, test, mileage ticket, milliary, notification, advertisement, word of command, call, bugle call, trumpet call, bell, alarum, cry, battle cry, rallying cry, angelus, reveille, sacring bell, sanctus bell, exposition &c (explanation), proof, pattern, indicating, indicative, indicatory, denotative, connotative, diacritical, representative, typical, symbolic, pantomimic, pathognomonic, symptomatic, characteristic, demonstrative, diagnostic, exponential, emblematic, armorial, individual, known by, recognizable by, indicated, pointed, marked, denotable, indelible, in token of, symbolically, in dumb show, ecce signum, ex ungue leonem, ex pede Herculem, vide ut supra, vultus ariete fortior.


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