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brand

 (brănd)
n.
1.
a. A trademark or distinctive name identifying a product, service, or organization.
b. A product or service so identified: bought a popular brand of soap.
c. An association of positive qualities with a widely recognized name, as of a product line or celebrity: The company tried to improve its brand by donating money to charity.
d. A distinctive category; a particular kind: a brand of comedy that I do not care for.
2. A mark indicating identity or ownership, burned on the hide of an animal with a hot iron.
3. A mark burned into the flesh of criminals or slaves.
4. An association of disgrace or notoriety with something; a stigma. See Synonyms at stain.
5. A branding iron.
6. A piece of burning or charred wood.
7. A sword: "So flashed and fell the brand Excalibur" (Tennyson).
tr.v. brand·ed, brand·ing, brands
1. To mark with a hot iron, as to show ownership: branded the steer.
2. To provide with or publicize using a brand name or other readily recognized identifier: a line of cars branded with mythological names.
3. To consider or label as disgraceful or infamous; stigmatize: branded the deserters as cowards.
4. To impress firmly; fix ineradicably: Imagery of the war has branded itself into the national consciousness.

[Middle English, torch, from Old English; see gwher- in Indo-European roots.]

brand′er n.

brand

(brænd)
n
1. (Marketing) a particular product or a characteristic that serves to identify a particular product
2. (Marketing) a trade name or trademark
3. a particular kind or variety: he had his own brand of humour.
4. an identifying mark made, usually by burning, on the skin of animals or (formerly) slaves or criminals, esp as a proof of ownership
5. (Tools) an iron heated and used for branding animals, etc
6. a mark of disgrace or infamy; stigma: he bore the brand of a coward.
7. a burning or burnt piece of wood, as in a fire
8. archaic or poetic
a. a flaming torch
b. a sword
9. (Plant Pathology) a fungal disease of garden plants characterized by brown spots on the leaves, caused by the rust fungus Puccinia arenariae
vb (tr)
10. to label, burn, or mark with or as with a brand
11. to place indelibly in the memory: the scene of slaughter was branded in their minds.
12. to denounce; stigmatize: they branded him a traitor.
13. (Marketing) to give a product a distinctive identity by means of characteristic design, packaging, etc
[Old English brand-, related to Old Norse brandr, Old High German brant; see burn1]
ˈbranding n
ˈbrander n

brand

(brænd)
n.
1. kind, grade, or make, as indicated by a stamp, trademark, or the like: the best brand of coffee.
2. a mark made by burning or otherwise, to indicate kind, grade, make, ownership, etc.
3. a mark formerly put upon criminals with a hot iron.
4. any mark of disgrace; stigma.
6. a distinctive kind or variety: an unfunny brand of humor.
7. a burning or partly burned piece of wood.
8. Archaic. a sword.
v.t.
9. to label or mark with or as if with a brand.
10. to mark with disgrace or infamy; stigmatize.
11. to impress indelibly: The plane crash was branded on her mind.
12. to give a brand name to: branded merchandise.
13. to promote as a brand name.
[before 950; Middle English, Old English: burning, a burning piece of wood, torch, sword; c. Old Frisian, Middle Dutch brand, Old High German brant, Old Norse brandr; akin to burn1]
brand′er, n.
brand′less, adj.

brand

make
1. 'brand'

A brand is a product that has its own name, and is made by a particular company. You usually use brand to talk about things that you buy in shops, such as food, drink, and clothes.

This is my favourite brand of cereal.
I bought one of the leading brands.
2. 'make'

Don't confuse brand with make. You use make to talk about the names of products such as machines or cars, which last for a long time.

This is a very popular make of bike.

Be Careful!
Don't use the plural form of a noun after brand of or make of. For example, don't talk about 'a make of vehicles'. Say 'a make of vehicle'.

Be Careful!
Don't talk about the 'mark' of a product. For example, don't say 'What mark of coffee do you drink?' Say 'What brand of coffee do you drink?' Don't say 'What mark of car do you drive?' Say 'What make of car do you drive?'

brand


Past participle: branded
Gerund: branding

Imperative
brand
brand
Present
I brand
you brand
he/she/it brands
we brand
you brand
they brand
Preterite
I branded
you branded
he/she/it branded
we branded
you branded
they branded
Present Continuous
I am branding
you are branding
he/she/it is branding
we are branding
you are branding
they are branding
Present Perfect
I have branded
you have branded
he/she/it has branded
we have branded
you have branded
they have branded
Past Continuous
I was branding
you were branding
he/she/it was branding
we were branding
you were branding
they were branding
Past Perfect
I had branded
you had branded
he/she/it had branded
we had branded
you had branded
they had branded
Future
I will brand
you will brand
he/she/it will brand
we will brand
you will brand
they will brand
Future Perfect
I will have branded
you will have branded
he/she/it will have branded
we will have branded
you will have branded
they will have branded
Future Continuous
I will be branding
you will be branding
he/she/it will be branding
we will be branding
you will be branding
they will be branding
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been branding
you have been branding
he/she/it has been branding
we have been branding
you have been branding
they have been branding
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been branding
you will have been branding
he/she/it will have been branding
we will have been branding
you will have been branding
they will have been branding
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been branding
you had been branding
he/she/it had been branding
we had been branding
you had been branding
they had been branding
Conditional
I would brand
you would brand
he/she/it would brand
we would brand
you would brand
they would brand
Past Conditional
I would have branded
you would have branded
he/she/it would have branded
we would have branded
you would have branded
they would have branded
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.brand - a name given to a product or servicebrand - a name given to a product or service
Kinetoscope - a device invented by Edison that gave an impression of movement as an endless loop of film moved continuously over a light source with a rapid shutter; precursor of the modern motion picture
Lidocaine, Xylocaine - a local anesthetic (trade names Lidocaine and Xylocaine) used topically on the skin and mucous membranes
Polaroid - (trade mark) a plastic film that can polarize a beam of light; often used in sunglasses to eliminate glare
Tampax - tampon used to absorb menstrual flow
name - a language unit by which a person or thing is known; "his name really is George Washington"; "those are two names for the same thing"
recording label, label - trade name of a company that produces musical recordings; "the artists and repertoire department of a recording label is responsible for finding new talent"
Kaochlor, K-Dur 20, K-lor, Klorvess, K-lyte, potash muriate, potassium chloride, potassium muriate - salt of potassium (KCl) (trade names K-Dur 20, Kaochlor and K-lor and Klorvess and K-lyte); taken in tablet form to treat potassium deficiency
Simoniz - a brand of car polish
2.brand - a recognizable kindbrand - a recognizable kind; "there's a new brand of hero in the movies now"; "what make of car is that?"
kind, sort, form, variety - a category of things distinguished by some common characteristic or quality; "sculpture is a form of art"; "what kinds of desserts are there?"
3.brand - identification mark on skin, made by burning
marking, mark, marker - a distinguishing symbol; "the owner's mark was on all the sheep"
4.brand - a piece of wood that has been burned or is burning
firewood - wood used for fuel; "they collected and cut their own firewood"
5.brand - a symbol of disgrace or infamy; "And the Lord set a mark upon Cain"--Genesis
demerit - a mark against a person for misconduct or failure; usually given in school or armed forces; "ten demerits and he loses his privileges"
bend sinister, bar sinister - a mark of bastardy; lines from top right to bottom left
cloven foot, cloven hoof - the mark of Satan
symbol - an arbitrary sign (written or printed) that has acquired a conventional significance
6.brand - a cutting or thrusting weapon that has a long metal blade and a hilt with a hand guardbrand - a cutting or thrusting weapon that has a long metal blade and a hilt with a hand guard
backsword - a sword with only one cutting edge
blade - the flat part of a tool or weapon that (usually) has a cutting edge
broadsword - a sword with a broad blade and (usually) two cutting edges; used to cut rather than stab
cavalry sword, saber, sabre - a stout sword with a curved blade and thick back
cutlas, cutlass - a short heavy curved sword with one edge; formerly used by sailors
falchion - a short broad slightly convex medieval sword with a sharp point
fencing sword - a sword used in the sport of fencing
foible - the weaker part of a sword's blade from the forte to the tip
forte - the stronger part of a sword blade between the hilt and the foible
haft, helve - the handle of a weapon or tool
hilt - the handle of a sword or dagger
rapier, tuck - a straight sword with a narrow blade and two edges
weapon, weapon system, arm - any instrument or instrumentality used in fighting or hunting; "he was licensed to carry a weapon"
tip, peak, point - a V shape; "the cannibal's teeth were filed to sharp points"
Verb1.brand - burn with a branding iron to indicate ownership; of animals
mark - make or leave a mark on; "the scouts marked the trail"; "ash marked the believers' foreheads"
2.brand - to accuse or condemn or openly or formally or brand as disgraceful; "He denounced the government action"; "She was stigmatized by society because she had a child out of wedlock"
label - assign a label to; designate with a label; "These students were labelled `learning disabled'"
3.brand - mark with a brand or trademark; "when this product is not branded it sells for a lower price"
mark, tag, label - attach a tag or label to; "label these bottles"
4.brand - mark or expose as infamous; "She was branded a loose woman"
call - ascribe a quality to or give a name of a common noun that reflects a quality; "He called me a bastard"; "She called her children lazy and ungrateful"

brand

noun
1. trademark, logo, brand name, marque, tradename, proprietary name a supermarket's own brand
2. type, make, sort, kind, class, quality, variety, species, strain, grade, cast the British brand of socialism
3. label, mark, sign, stamp, symbol, logo, trademark, marker, hallmark, emblem, identification marker The brand on the barrel stood for Elbert Anderson and Uncle Sam.
4. stigma, mark, stain, disgrace, taint, slur, blot, infamy, smirch the brand of shame
verb
1. stigmatize, mark, label, expose, denounce, disgrace, discredit, censure, pillory, defame I was instantly branded as a rebel.
2. mark, burn, label, stamp, scar The owner couldn't be bothered to brand the cattle.
3. imprint, fix permanently, print, stamp, engrave That smile of his is branded on my heart.

brand

noun
A name or other device placed on merchandise to signify its ownership or manufacture:
verb
1. To set off by or as if by a mark indicating ownership or manufacture:
2. To mark with disgrace or infamy:
Idiom: give someone a bad name.
Translations
مَاركَةٌمارْكَةنوعنوع، صنف جديدوسْـم، دمغـه
značkacejchcejchovatdruhocejchovat
mærkemærkenavnprenteslagsstemple
brandipolttomerkkituotemerkki
marka
beégetbillog
brenna inn íbrennimarkbrennimerkjategundvörumerki
・・・製ブランド
상표제품
firmos pavadinimasfirmos ženklasįdeginta žymėįdeginti ženkląįrėžti
apzīmogotfirmas zīme/markaiededzināt zīmiiededzināta zīmeiespiesties
poznačiťvryťznačkovaťznačkové písmo
blagovna znamka
märke
ตราผู้ผลิต
markaözel bir türyapımdamgadamgalamak
nhãn hàngnhãn hiệu

brand

[brænd]
A. N
1. (Comm) → marca f (de fábrica)
2. (Agr) (= mark) → marca f; (= iron) → hierro m de marcar
3. (= burning wood) → tizón m, tea f
B. VT
1. [+ cattle] → marcar (con hierro candente)
2. (fig) to brand sb astildar a algn de
to brand sth ascalificar algo de
to be branded as a liarser tildado de mentiroso
it is branded on my memorylo tengo grabado en la memoria
3. branded goods (Comm) → artículos mpl de marca
C. CPD brand awareness Nconciencia f de marca
brand image Nimagen f de marca
brand loyalty Nfidelidad f a una marca
brand name Nnombre m de marca

brand

[ˈbrænd]
n
[product] → marque f (commerciale)
a well-known brand of coffee → une marque de café bien connue
(= type) → type m
[ideology] → conception f, type m
vt
(= accuse of being) to brand sb a racist → désigner qn comme raciste
[+ cattle] → marquer (au fer rouge)brand awareness n (MARKETING)reconnaissance f de la marque

brand

n
(= make)Marke f
(= mark, on cattle) → Brandzeichen nt; (on criminal, prisoner, fig) → Brandmal nt
(obs, poet, = sword) → Klinge f (liter)
vt
goodsmit seinem Warenzeichen versehen; branded goodsMarkenartikel pl; branded companyMarkenartikler m
cattle, propertymit einem Brandzeichen kennzeichnen
(= stigmatize) personbrandmarken

brand

:
brand awareness
nMarkenbewusstsein nt
brand image
nMarkenimage nt

brand

:
brand leader
brand loyalty
nMarkentreue f
brand manager
nBrandmanager(in) m(f), → Markenbetreuer(in) m(f)
brand name
nMarkenname m
brand-new
adjnagelneu, brandneu (inf)

brand

[brænd]
1. n
a. (Comm) → marca
b. (on cattle, prisoner) → marchio
2. vt (cattle) (fig) (person) → marchiare
his name is branded on my memory → il suo nome è impresso indelebilmente nella mia memoria
he was branded (as) a traitor (fig) (pej) → fu tacciato di traditore

brand

(brӕnd) noun
1. a maker's name or trademark. a new brand; (also adjective) a brand name.
2. a variety. He has his own brand of humour.
3. a mark on cattle etc to show who owns them, made with a hot iron.
verb
1. to mark cattle etc with a hot iron.
2. to make a permanent impression on. His name is branded on my memory.
3. to attach (permanent) disgrace to. branded for life as a thief.
ˌbrand-ˈnew adjective
completely new. a brand-new dress.

brand

مَاركَةٌ, مارْكَة značka mærke Machart, Marke μάρκα fabricación, marca tuotemerkki marque marka fattura, marchio ・・・製, ブランド 상표, 제품 merk, model merke marka marca марка, торговая марка märke ตรา, ผู้ผลิต marka, yapım nhãn hàng, nhãn hiệu 制造, 品牌
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But above all," she wrote, "night and day, I thank the good God for having so arranged our lives that our dear Armand will never know that his mother, who adores him, belongs to the race that is cursed with the brand of slavery.
A spectral-looking figure stalked from out of the darkness behind the scout, and seizing a blazing brand, held it toward the further extremity of their place of retreat.
The delicacies of the season, in short, and flavored by a brand of old Madeira which has been the pride of many seasons.
At the very least, they should have put the brand of a hot iron on Hester Prynne's forehead.
So powerfully did the whole grim aspect of Ahab affect me, and the livid brand which streaked it, that for the first few moments I hardly noted that not a little of this overbearing grimness was owing to the barbaric white leg upon which he partly stood.
The man is a very light mulatto; he has a brand in one of his hands.
It caused a visible stir of surprise, it being brand new and a sumptuous article of deal.
They would be shocked at the propo- sition of fellowshipping a SHEEP-stealer; and at the same time they hug to their communion a MAN- stealer, and brand me with being an infidel, if I find fault with them for it.
All along I had been dreading the fulfilment of this promise,--I had been looking out daily for the "Coming Man," whose information respecting my past life and conversation was to brand me as a bad child for ever: now there he was.
For he was taller by a head than any round him, and his chest was big as the chests of two; his face was fierce and beautiful, and when he grew angry his eye flashed like a smitten brand.
They looking back, all th' Eastern side beheld Of Paradise, so late thir happie seat, Wav'd over by that flaming Brand, the Gate With dreadful Faces throng'd and fierie Armes: Som natural tears they drop'd, but wip'd them soon; The World was all before them, where to choose Thir place of rest, and Providence thir guide: They hand in hand with wandring steps and slow, Through EDEN took thir solitarie way.
And one of the men left the log-house and presently returned with a lighted brand.