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brand

noun badge, colophon, copyright label, earmark, emblem, hallmark, identification mark, identiiication tag, impress, imprint, insignia, label, mark, nota, owner's mark, owner's sign, piste, seal, sigil, sign, signet, smirch, stain, stamp, sticker, stigma, stigmatism, tag, taint, ticket, token, trade name, trademark, watermark
Associated concepts: brand name

brand

(Mark), verb autograph, blaze, distinguish by mark, earmark, emblaze, emboss, endorse, engrave, identify, impress, imprint, inscribe, label, notam homini inurere, notare, print, put a mark on, put an indication on, seal, sign, stamp, tag

brand

(Stigmatize), verb asperse, attaint, besmear, bespatter, blacken, blot, bring into discredit, cast a slur upon, cast aspersions at, corrupt, debase, decry, defame, defile, deride, derogate, dirty, discredit, disgrace, dishonor, disparage, excite disapprobation, hold up to shame, impugn, involve in shame, malign, pillory, put to shame, reflect upon, slur, smear, smirch, smudge, soil, stain, sully, taint, tar, throw dishonor upon, vilify, vilipend
Associated concepts: libel, reputation, slander
See also: arraign, attaint, burn, class, classify, condemn, defame, denigrate, denounce, derogate, disapprove, discredit, disgrace, dishonor, disparagement, disrepute, earmark, humiliate, ignominy, implicate, indicant, indication, infamy, involve, kind, label, manner, onus, opprobrium, pillory, reproach, scandal, shame, smear, specialty, stamp, stigma, sully, tarnish, trademark

TO BRAND. An ancient mode of punishment, which was to inflict a mark on an offender with a hot iron. This barbarous punishment has been generally disused.

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Brandes also raised questions about rising water rates and the quality of snow removal, and suggested the village launch a leaf pickup program.
Brandes Investment Partners manages global equity and fixed-income assets for clients worldwide.
After returning home, Brandes did a two-year course in economy at hotel school before moving into F&B, quickly working his way up to his goal of being an F&B manager, at the Reid's Palace Madeira in Portugal.
Brandes cited the experiences of one customer who evaluated a Kelvin contactor (Multitest's Gemini) and found that, compared with the existing solution, RDSON measurements across a sample of devices dropped from 25 m[OMEGA] to 17 m[OMEGA] (a 32% improvement), and the standard deviation dropped from 35 m[OMEGA] to 350 [micro] [OMEGA] (a 99% improvement).
Brandes notes in his introduction, which is partly and understandably an apologia for the traditional, printed bibliography, "if one 'Googles' Seamus Heaney the odds are that one will be given over one million possible sites to visit.
Brandes said during a recent interview, looking out at the plaza.
Brandes, who is acting as interim airport manager while Alex Grossi is on medical leave, said that the contract with WHPacific needed to be approved in order for the county to receive grant money from the Federal Aviation Administration to fund the fence project.
Brandes consumes data from multiple sources and utilises it across multiple systems.
Las biografias no son lo mejor entre lo que escribio Brandes: su tendencia al equilibrio, su gusto por la ponderacion, lo convierten, a veces, en solo un biografo de referencia, mas preocupado en edificar al publico que en explorar la vida de los grandes personajes: tendia a la produccion de estatuas en serie.
McGrath had made the portly Brandes play and miss several times and was growing increasingly exasperated at his opponent's good fortune.
Regina Brandes finds spiritual renewal in travel and nature.
What about this legend from Zimbabwe's Eddo Brandes (cleaned up, of course)?