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Another word for flag

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Noun
  1. Fabric used especially as a symbol

      1. A long narrow flag, banner, or pennant.
      2. A long narrow strip of material used for ornament or decoration.
      3. A fishing fly that imitates a baitfish.
      1. Serving as or conforming to an established or accepted measurement or value:
      2. Widely recognized or employed as a model of authority or excellence:
      3. Acceptable but of less than top quality:
      1. A long narrow banner or streamer borne upon a lance.
      2. A pennant, banner, or flag.
      3. A pinion; a wing.
      1. A long, tapering, usually triangular flag, used on ships for signaling or identification.
      2. A flag or an emblem similar in shape to a ship's pennant.
      3. A flag that symbolizes the championship of a league, especially a professional baseball league.
      1. An inspiring standard or symbol.
      2. The red or orange-red flag of the Abbey of Saint Denis in France, used as a standard by the early kings of France.
      1. A man; a fellow.
      2. One who does odd or heavy jobs; a laborer.
      3. One who works in a specified manual trade. Often used in combination:
      1. A national flag displayed on ships and aircraft, often with the special insignia of a branch or unit of the armed forces.
      2. A standard or banner, as of a military unit.
      3. A commissioned rank in the US Navy or Coast Guard that is below lieutenant junior grade.
      1. The appearance of objects or light sources described in terms of the individual's perception of them, involving hue, lightness, and saturation for objects, and hue, brightness, and saturation for light sources.
      2. The characteristics of light by which the individual is made aware of objects or light sources through the receptors of the eye, described in terms of dominant wavelength, luminance, and purity.
      3. A gradation or variation of this aspect, especially when other than black, white, or gray; a hue:
      1. A piece of cloth attached to a staff and used as a standard by a monarch, military commander, or knight.
      2. The flag of a nation, state, or army.
      3. A piece of cloth bearing a motto or legend, as of a club.
      1. A narrow forked flag or streamer attached to a staff or lance or flown from a ship's masthead.
      2. A representation of a ribbon or scroll bearing an inscription.
Verb
  1. To communicate by means of such devices as lights or signs

      1. An indicator, such as a gesture or colored light, that serves as a means of communication.
      2. A message communicated by such means.
      3. Something that incites action:
      1. A visual signaling apparatus with flags, lights, or mechanically moving arms, as one used on a railroad.
      2. A visual system for sending information by means of two flags that are held one in each hand, using an alphabetic code based on the position of the signaler's arms.
      3. To send (a message) or to signal by semaphore.
  2. To become limp, as from loss of freshness

      1. To become limp or flaccid; droop:
      2. To feel or exhibit the effects of fatigue or exhaustion; weaken markedly:
      3. To cause to droop or lose freshness:
      1. To sink, droop, or settle from pressure or weight.
      2. To lose vigor, firmness, or resilience:
      3. To decline, as in value or price:
      1. To bend or hang downward:
      2. To bend or sag gradually:
      3. To sag in dejection or exhaustion:

Another word for flag

Noun
  1. A symbol, especially of a nation, usually on cloth

      1. A black flag bearing the emblematic white skull and crossbones of a pirate ship.
      1. A flag having three colors.
      2. The French flag.
      3. Having three colors.
      1. A flag consisting entirely of a union.
      2. The flag of the United Kingdom.
      1. The flag of the United States.
      1. A man; a fellow.
      2. One who does odd or heavy jobs; a laborer.
      3. One who works in a specified manual trade. Often used in combination:
      1. An inspiring standard or symbol.
      2. The red or orange-red flag of the Abbey of Saint Denis in France, used as a standard by the early kings of France.
      1. A banner suspended from a crosspiece, especially as a standard in an ecclesiastical procession or as the ensign of a medieval Italian republic.
      1. A light cotton, woolen, or synthetic cloth used for making flags.
      2. Flags considered as a group.
      3. Strips of cloth or material usually in the colors of the national flag, used especially as drapery or streamers for festive decoration.
      1. A distinctive badge, design, or device:
      2. An object or representation that functions as a symbol:
      3. An allegorical picture usually inscribed with a verse or motto presenting a moral lesson.
      1. A national flag displayed on ships and aircraft, often with the special insignia of a branch or unit of the armed forces.
      2. A standard or banner, as of a military unit.
      3. A commissioned rank in the US Navy or Coast Guard that is below lieutenant junior grade.
      1. The perception of the different wavelengths of light. It is possible to create almost all visible colors using two systems of primary colors. Transmitted colors use red, green and blue (RGB), and reflected colors use cyan (light blue), magenta (purplish-red), yellow and black (CMYK). Color displays use RGB (colors are added to create white) and color printing uses CMYK (colors are subtracted to create white).
      1. A long narrow flag, banner, or pennant.
      2. A long narrow strip of material used for ornament or decoration.
      3. A fishing fly that imitates a baitfish.
      1. A long narrow banner or streamer borne upon a lance.
      2. A pennant, banner, or flag.
      3. A pinion; a wing.
      1. A long, tapering, usually triangular flag, used on ships for signaling or identification.
      2. A flag or an emblem similar in shape to a ship's pennant.
      3. A flag that symbolizes the championship of a league, especially a professional baseball league.
      1. Serving as or conforming to an established or accepted measurement or value:
      2. Widely recognized or employed as a model of authority or excellence:
      3. Acceptable but of less than top quality:
      1. A piece of cloth attached to a staff and used as a standard by a monarch, military commander, or knight.
      2. The flag of a nation, state, or army.
      3. A piece of cloth bearing a motto or legend, as of a club.
  2. Iris

      1. A perennial herb (Acorus calamus) native to Eurasia and naturalized in North America, growing in marshy places and having grasslike leaves, minute greenish flowers borne on a thick spadix, and aromatic rhizomes used in medicine and perfumery.
      2. A similar plant (Acorus americanus) native to North America.
      1. An iris.
      2. A device consisting of a stylized three-petaled iris flower, used as the armorial emblem of the kings of France.
      3. A similar design used as a decorative motif.
      1. Any of several irises having blue or blue-violet flowers, especially Iris versicolor of eastern North America.
Verb
  1. To signal

      1. Precipitation in the form of spherical or irregular pellets of ice larger than 5 millimeters (0.2 inch) in diameter, usually associated with thunderstorms.
      2. Something that falls with the force and quantity of a shower of ice and hard snow:
      3. To precipitate in pellets of ice and hard snow.
      1. To move freely back and forth or up and down in the air, as branches in the wind.
      2. To make a signal with an up-and-down or back-and-forth movement of the hand or an object held in the hand:
      3. To have an undulating or wavy form; curve or curl:
  2. To lose strength

      1. To decrease gradually in size, number, strength, or intensity:
      2. To show a progressively smaller illuminated area, as the moon does in passing from full to new.
      3. To approach an end:
      1. To become gradually less until little remains.
      2. To cause to dwindle:
      1. To be or become weak or feeble; lose strength or vigor:
      2. To exist or continue in miserable or disheartening conditions:
      3. To remain unattended or be neglected:

Idioms:

    strike the flag