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1. flag

noun. ['ˈflæg'] emblem usually consisting of a rectangular piece of cloth of distinctive design.

Synonyms

  • flag of truce
  • national flag
  • waft
  • fanion
  • Union flag
  • white flag
  • blackjack
  • Star-Spangled Banner
  • jack
  • Old Glory
  • yellow jack
  • streamer
  • tricolour
  • Stars and Bars
  • emblem
  • colours
  • Union Jack
  • ensign
  • colors
  • banner
  • American flag
  • Jolly Roger
  • standard
  • pennant
  • pirate flag
  • pennon
  • black flag
  • Confederate flag
  • Stars and Stripes
  • battle flag

Antonyms

  • irregular
  • uncommon
  • ascend
  • rise

Etymology

  • flag (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Words that Rhyme with Flag

  • montag
  • spragg
  • scragg
  • codag
  • stagg
  • stag
  • snag
  • slag
  • schrag
  • schlag
  • plagge
  • kragh
  • gragg
  • drag
  • cragg
  • clagg
  • bragg
  • brag
  • blagg
  • zag
  • wragg
  • wagg
  • wag
  • tagge
  • tagg
  • tag
  • shag
  • sag
  • rague
  • rag

Example sentences of the word flag


1. Noun, singular or mass
Fasten with glue or tape to make a pencil flag.

2. Verb, base form
The links to flag a post are on the top right corner of each advertisement.

Quotes containing the word flag


1. I'm happy to be on a winning team. My individual success, that lasts for a short period of time. The success of being a part of the South, of Atlanta, which is now the hot bed of music, that's what's gonna last the longest. The fact that I contributed to planting our flag and moving music to my city, that's what I'm most proud of.
- T.I.

2. On what rests the hope of the republic? One country, one language, one flag!
- Alexander Henry

3. As I prepare for my second term as Secretary-General, I am thinking hard about how we can meet the expectations of the millions of people who see the U.N.'s blue flag as a banner of hope. We have to continue our life-saving work in peacekeeping, human rights, development and humanitarian relief.
- Ban Ki-moon

2. flag-waver

noun. an extreme bellicose nationalist.

Synonyms

  • hundred-percenter
  • jingo
  • jingoist
  • nationalist
  • chauvinist
  • patriot

3. flag

noun. ['ˈflæg'] 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..

Synonyms

  • masthead
  • listing

Antonyms

  • better
  • mind
  • attend to

Etymology

  • flag (Middle English (1100-1500))

4. flag

noun. ['ˈflæg'] plants with sword-shaped leaves and erect stalks bearing bright-colored flowers composed of three petals and three drooping sepals.

Synonyms

  • Iris foetidissima
  • bulbous iris
  • bearded iris
  • blue flag
  • vernal iris
  • fleur-de-lis
  • Iris xiphioides
  • beardless iris
  • stinking iris
  • yellow flag
  • Iris versicolor
  • Persian iris
  • gladdon
  • Iris pseudacorus
  • iridaceous plant
  • Iris cristata
  • roast beef plant
  • genus Iris
  • yellow water flag
  • Iris verna
  • gladdon iris
  • sword lily
  • Iris persica
  • English iris
  • dwarf iris
  • southern blue flag
  • iris
  • Iris virginica
  • stinking gladwyn

Antonyms

  • float
  • source
  • natural elevation
  • inflate

Etymology

  • flag (Middle English (1100-1500))

5. flag

verb. ['ˈflæg'] provide with a flag.

Antonyms

  • strengthen

Etymology

  • flag (Middle English (1100-1500))

6. flag

verb. ['ˈflæg'] communicate or signal with a flag.

Synonyms

  • sign
  • signal
  • signalise

Antonyms

  • maximise
  • maximize
  • escalate
  • strengthening

Etymology

  • flag (Middle English (1100-1500))

7. flag

verb. ['ˈflæg'] decorate with flags.

Synonyms

  • grace
  • ornament
  • embellish
  • adorn
  • beautify

Antonyms

  • classification
  • inflation
  • expansion
  • addition

Etymology

  • flag (Middle English (1100-1500))

8. flag

noun. ['ˈflæg'] stratified stone that splits into pieces suitable as paving stones.

Synonyms

  • paving stone

Antonyms

  • outfield
  • inactivity

Etymology

  • flag (Middle English (1100-1500))

9. flag

noun. ['ˈflæg'] flagpole used to mark the position of the hole on a golf green.

Synonyms

  • golf equipment

Antonyms

  • divest
  • overspend

Etymology

  • flag (Middle English (1100-1500))

10. flag

noun. ['ˈflæg'] a conspicuously marked or shaped tail.

Synonyms

  • domestic dog
  • cervid
  • tail
  • dog
  • deer

Antonyms

  • lower
  • inferior
  • unorthodox
  • nonstandard

Etymology

  • flag (Middle English (1100-1500))
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