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badge

 (băj)
n.
1.
a. A device or emblem worn as an insignia of rank, office, or membership in an organization.
b. An emblem given as an award or honor.
2. A characteristic mark or indicative trait: "Indifference to what others think is ... the badge of the aristocrat" (Elspeth Huxley).

[Middle English bagge, from Norman French bage.]

badge v.

badge

(bædʒ)
n
1. a distinguishing emblem or mark worn to signify membership, employment, achievement, etc
2. any revealing feature or mark
[C14: from Norman French bage; related to Anglo-Latin bagia]

badge

(bædʒ)

n., v. badged, badg•ing. n.
1. a special mark, token, or device worn as a sign of membership, authority, achievement, etc.
2. any emblem, token, or distinctive mark.
v.t.
3. to furnish or mark with a badge.
[1375–1425; Middle English bag(g)e]
badge′less, adj.

badge

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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.badge - an emblem (a small piece of plastic or cloth or metal) that signifies your status (rank or membership or affiliation etc.)badge - an emblem (a small piece of plastic or cloth or metal) that signifies your status (rank or membership or affiliation etc.); "they checked everyone's badge before letting them in"
allegory, emblem - a visible symbol representing an abstract idea
merit badge - a badge award to Boy Scouts in recognition of special projects
insignia - a badge worn to show official position
I.D., ID - a card or badge used to identify the bearer; "you had to show your ID in order to get in"
black belt - a black sash worn to show expert standards in the martial arts (judo or karate)
blue ribbon, cordon bleu - an honor or award gained for excellence
button - a round flat badge displaying information and suitable for pinning onto a garment; "they passed out campaign buttons for their candidate"
chevron, grade insignia, stripes, stripe - V-shaped sleeve badge indicating military rank and service; "they earned their stripes in Kuwait"
stripe - a piece of braid, usually on the sleeve, indicating military rank or length of service
2.badge - any feature that is regarded as a sign of status (a particular power or quality or rank)badge - any feature that is regarded as a sign of status (a particular power or quality or rank); "wearing a tie was regarded as a badge of respectability"
characteristic, feature - a prominent attribute or aspect of something; "the map showed roads and other features"; "generosity is one of his best characteristics"
Verb1.badge - put a badge on; "The workers here must be badged"
mark, tag, label - attach a tag or label to; "label these bottles"

badge

noun
1. image, brand, stamp, identification, crest, emblem, insignia a badge depicting a party leader
2. mark, sign, indication, token, indicator, trademark, hallmark sporting a sword as their badge of citizenship
3. brooch, pin, button (U.S.), breast pin He handed me a computer-printed name badge.

badge

noun
1. An emblem of honor worn on one's clothing:
2. Something visible or evident that gives grounds for believing in the existence or presence of something else:
Translations
شارَةشارَه، عَلامَه، شِعار
odznak
emblemmærkeskilt
peräpeilivirkamerkki
značka
kitûzõ
merki, einkennismerki
バッジ
배지
ženkliukas
emblēmanozīmītežetons
značkaznak
märkeemblemknapp
เข็มเครื่องหมาย
huy hiệu

badge

[bædʒ] N
1. (= emblem) → insignia f; (sewn on coat) → distintivo m (Brit) (metal) → chapa f
badge of officedistintivo m or insignia f de su función
2. (fig) → señal f

badge

[ˈbædʒ] n
(lit) (pin-on)badge m; (sew-on)écusson m, badge m; [policeman] → plaque f lapel badge, ID badge
(= emblem) [team, organization] → badge m, insigne m
(fig) the badge of sth → l'insigne m de qch
badge of honour → titre m d'honneur

badge

n
Abzeichen nt; (made of metal) → Button m; (on car etc) → Plakette f; (= sticker)Aufkleber m; badge of officeDienstmarke f
(fig: = symbol) → Merkmal nt

badge

[bædʒ] n (of policeman) (Scol) → distintivo (Mil) → mostrina; (stick-on) → adesivo

badge

(bӕdʒ) noun
a mark, emblem or ornament showing rank, occupation, or membership of a society, team etc. a school badge on a blazer.

badge

شارَة odznak skilt Abzeichen αναγνωριστικό σήμα chapa, insignia virkamerkki insigne značka distintivo バッジ 배지 badge skilt odznaka distintivo значок märke เข็มเครื่องหมาย kimlik kartı huy hiệu 徽章
References in classic literature ?
Again we meet to celebrate With badge and solemn rite, Our fifty-second anniversary, In Pickwick Hall, tonight.
repeated the scout, who was fast losing his interest in the scene, in an apathy nearly assimilated to that of his red associates, but who now advanced in uncommon earnestness to regard the bloody badge.
Nevertheless," said the mother, calmly, though growing more pale, "this badge hath taught me -- it daily teaches me -- it is teaching me at this moment -- lessons whereof my child may be the wiser and better, albeit they can profit nothing to myself.
But butchers, also, and butchers of the bloodiest badge have been all Martial Commanders whom the world invariably delights to honor.
The allusion to the waifs and waif-poles in the last chapter but one, necessitates some account of the laws and regulations of the whale fishery, of which the waif may be deemed the grand symbol and badge.
There had come to Scully a proposition to nominate a certain rich brewer who lived upon a swell boulevard that skirted the district, and who coveted the big badge and the "honorable" of an alderman.
I think Henrique, now, has a keener sense of the beauty of truth, from seeing lying and deception the universal badge of slavery.
Doubtless this sailor-man is his minister -- observe his costly badge of office
Nine-tenths of the Heidelberg students wore no badge or uniform; the other tenth wore caps of various colors, and belonged to social organizations called "corps.
It becomes not one wearing this badge to answer,'' said Sir Brian de Bois-Guilbert; ``yet to whom, besides the sworn Champions of the Holy Sepulchre, can the palm be assigned among the champions of the Cross?
Those that followed Interest were distinguished in the same way; the badge of the first announced "Liberality," that of the second "Largess," the third "Treasure," and the fourth "Peaceful Possession.
Nowadays the military profession is in abeyance and the magisterial robe is the badge of honor.