V2 Vocabulary Building Dictionary


noun, verb

Definition: (n.) 1. a piece of cloth used as the symbol or emblem of a country or organization, bearing the country's colors; 2. a device used to mark something to make it easier to identify; (v.) 1. to make a vehicle stop by waving at the driver; 2. to mark for attention in a printed item or file by attaching tabs; 3. to become weak and/or tired; 4. to limp or droop

Synonyms: (n.) pennant, banner, emblem, wave, hail, motion, signal, label, tab, tag, identification; (v.) wave, hail, label, identify, tag, fatigue, weaken, flop


Tips: There are many definitions of flag. It's a good word to use in business, as in, "Please flag this file for future use." One could be watching a sporting event and comment on a competitor's endurance "beginning to flag (weaken)." Another situational use is "I've been trying to flag a cab for an hour."

Usage Examples:

The stranded motorist attempted to flag down passing cars. (wave, hail) verb

Federal law requires that our nation's flag be treated with reverence. (pennant, banner) noun

Please do me a flavor and flag all of the documents with my name on them. (label, tag, identify) verb

If you read something interesting, flag it and come back to it later. (mark, tab, label)

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