Meaning of BRAND in English

BRAND

■ noun

1》 a type of product manufactured by a company under a particular name.

↘a ~ name.

↘a particular type of something: the Finnish ~ of socialism.

2》 an identifying mark burned on livestock with a ~ing iron.

3》 a piece of burning or smouldering wood.

4》 literary a sword.

■ verb

1》 mark with a ~ing iron.

2》 mark out as having a particular shameful quality: she was ~ed a liar.

3》 [usu. as adjective ~ed ] assign a ~ name to.

Derivatives

~er noun

Origin

OE ~ 'burning', of Gmc origin; related to burn 1 .

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