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Dictionary definition for: Flag

1. (n) emblem usually consisting of a rectangular piece of cloth of distinctive design

2. (v) communicate or signal with a flag

3. (n) plants with sword-shaped leaves and erect stalks bearing bright-colored flowers composed of three petals and three drooping sepals

4. (v) provide with a flag; "Flag this file so that I can recognize it immediately"

5. (n) a rectangular piece of fabric used as a signalling device

6. (v) droop, sink, or settle from or as if from pressure or loss of tautness

7. (n) 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.

8. (v) decorate with flags; "the building was flagged for the holiday"

9. (n) flagpole used to mark the position of the hole on a golf green

10. (v) become less intense

11. (n) stratified stone that splits into pieces suitable as paving stones

12. (n) a conspicuously marked or shaped tail

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