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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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Generic heart drugs work just as well as the brand-name treatments they mimic at a fraction of the cost, according to a new analysis that challenges why some people still have doubts about generics' benefits after almost 25 years.
The generic equivalents will provide consumers with a more affordable version of the brand-name medication.