The nounlabel describes a piece of material that identifies the object it’s attached to. It can also be used as a verb to describe the act of affixing a label to an object or assigning a label to a person to put them in a specific category.
“Lable” is a common misspelling and should be avoided. The QuillBot Grammar Checker will fix this and other common mistakes automatically.
Examples: Lable or label in a sentence ✗ Don't try to lable me.
✓ Don't try to label me!
✗ Do your parents still lable your clothes?
✓ Do your parents still label your clothes?
Label is the standard spelling in both American and British English, but other verb forms are different for American and British English (e.g., labelled or labeled).
The noun label can have different meanings and uses, referring to:
A piece of material that’s attached to something to identify it
The name that’s given to someone or something (metaphorical)
A company in the fashion or music industry
Examples: Label in a sentence (noun) The conservationist studied the label on the endagered species exhibit.
I’m afraid people will put a “criminal” label on me when they hear about my time in jail.
Many celebrities were spotted wearing clothes from the exclusive fashion label
How to use label as a verb
The verb label can be used in two ways:
To describe the act of attaching a label to something
To refer to the act of placing someone in a category (often in a negative or reductive way, based on stereotypes)
Examples: Label in a sentence (verb) Please label your bag in case you lose it!
I refuse to label people based on their religious beliefs.
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