Brand - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |brænd|  American pronunciation of the word brand
Brit.  |brand|  British pronunciation of the word brand

noun

- a name given to a product or service (syn: marque)
- a recognizable kind(syn: make)
- identification mark on skin, made by burning
- a piece of wood that has been burned or is burning (syn: firebrand)
- a symbol of disgrace or infamy (syn: mark, stain, stigma)
- a cutting or thrusting weapon that has a long metal blade and a hilt with a hand guard (syn: blade, steel, sword)

verb

- burn with a branding iron to indicate ownership; of animals
- to accuse or condemn or openly or formally or brand as disgraceful (syn: denounce, mark, stigmatise, stigmatize)
- mark with a brand or trademark(syn: brandmark, trademark)
- mark or expose as infamous(syn: post)

Examples

What brand are those jeans you are wearing?

The store sells a variety of shoe brands.

I don't like his brand of humor.

They no longer brand their cattle.

...the exact words my father spoke as he left us are branded in my memory...

I am able to recall every word of this, it is branded into my mind.

He owned a chain of restaurants branded under his own name.

What brand of detergent do you use?

products which lack a strong brand image

You can't brand all football supporters as hooligans.

Stealing that money has branded Jim for life - no-one will trust him again.

Each cow was branded with the ranch's logo.

The handsets will be branded with the Aston Martin logo and will feature the sound of an Aston Martin engine as a ring tone.

there's a new brand of hero in the movies now

when this product is not branded it sells for a lower price

Word forms

verb
I/you/we/they: brand
he/she/it: brands
present participle: branding
past tense: branded
past participle: branded
noun
singular: brand
plural: brands
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