badge
1. noun /bædʒ/
a) A distinctive mark, token, sign, emblem or cognizance, worn on ones clothing, as an insignia of some rank, or of the membership of an organization.

He has got his badge, and piked: He was burned in the hand, and is at liberty.

b) A small nameplate, identifying the wearer, and often giving additional information.
2. verb /bædʒ/
a) To mark or distinguish with a badge.

The television was badged as GE, but wasnt made by them.

b) To show a badge to.

He calmed down a lot when the policeman badged him.


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  • badge — badge …   Dictionnaire des rimes

  • badge — [ badʒ ] n. m. • XIVe; mot angl. ♦ Anglic. 1 ♦ Féod. Insigne rond porté par un chevalier et sa suite. 2 ♦ (Parfois n. f. ) Insigne métallique rond porté par les scouts, qui correspond à un brevet de spécialité. « J ai déjà mes badges de bricoleur …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • badgé — badge [ badʒ ] n. m. • XIVe; mot angl. ♦ Anglic. 1 ♦ Féod. Insigne rond porté par un chevalier et sa suite. 2 ♦ (Parfois n. f. ) Insigne métallique rond porté par les scouts, qui correspond à un brevet de spécialité. « J ai déjà mes badges de… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • badge — [bædʒ] n [Date: 1300 1400; : Old French; Origin: bage] 1.) BrE a small piece of metal, cloth, or plastic with a picture or words on it, worn to show rank, membership of a group, support for a political idea etc American Equivalent: button… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Badge — (b[a^]j), n. [LL. bagea, bagia, sign, prob. of German origin; cf. AS. be[ a]g, be[ a]h, bracelet, collar, crown, OS. b[=o]g in comp., AS. b[=u]gan to bow, bend, G. biegen. See {Bow} to bend.] 1. A distinctive mark, token, sign, or cognizance,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Badge — des britischen Königshauses Windsor …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • badge — [ bædʒ ] noun count * 1. ) a special piece of metal, cloth, or plastic, often with words or symbols on it, that you wear or carry with you to show your rank or official position: a police badge Employees should wear their badges at all times in… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • Badge — 〈[ bæ̣dʒ]〉 I 〈n.; s, s [ dʒız]〉 ansteckbares Namensschildchen II 〈f.; , s [ dʒız] oder m.; s, s [ dʒız]; Her.〉 Abzeichen, Symbol im Wappen [engl.] * * * I Badge …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Badge — (b[a^]j), v. t. To mark or distinguish with a badge. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • badge — UK US /bædʒ/ noun [C] ► WORKPLACE a small piece of metal, plastic, cloth, etc. that you wear on your clothing to identify who you are, the organization you belong to, etc.: »A security guard checks each car, verifying that occupants have a… …   Financial and business terms

  • Badge — [bædʒ] das; s, s [...dʒiz] <aus engl. badge »Abzeichen, Kennzeichen«> Namensschildchen zum Anstecken …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

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