Definitions of flag

  1. To hang loose; to grow spiritless or languid; to droop; to become dull.
  2. To let droop; to suffer to fall, or let fall, into feebleness; as, to flag the wings.
  3. To signal to with a flag; as, to flag a train.
  4. To convey, as a message, by means of flag signals; as, to flag an order to troops or vessels at a distance.
  5. To furnish or deck out with flags.
  6. To lay with flags of flat stones.
  7. To decoy ( game) by waving a flag, handkerchief, or the like to arouse the animal's curiosity.
  8. Signal with a flag; pave with fiagstones.
  9. To signal by a flag.
  10. To pave with flagstones.
  11. To hang loose without stiffness; to bend down, as flexible bodies; to be loose, yielding, limp.
  12. To droop; to grow spiritless; to lose vigor; to languish; as, the spirits flag; the streugth flags.
  13. To become weary; lose vigor.
  14. To grow languid or spiritless; - pr. p. flagging; pa. p. flagged.
  15. To grow languid; droop.
  16. To grow languid; become tired; droop; drag.
  17. become less intense
  18. provide with a flag; " Flag this file so that I can recognize it immediately"
  19. communicate or signal with a flag
  20. To suffer or to cause to droop.
  21. To lay with flat stones.
  22. To grow spiritless or dejected; to lose vigour; to droop.
  23. To lay with broad flat stones.
  24. Flagging.
  25. emblem usually consisting of a rectangular piece of cloth of distinctive design
  26. stratified stone that splits into pieces suitable as paving stones
  27. flagpole used to mark the position of the hole on a golf green
  28. a rectangular piece of fabric used as a signalling device
  29. plants with sword- shaped leaves and erect stalks bearing bright- colored flowers composed of three petals and three drooping sepals
  30. decorate with flags; " the building was flagged for the holiday"
  31. That which flags or hangs down loosely.
  32. A cloth usually bearing a device or devices and used to indicate nationality, party, etc., or to give or ask information; -- commonly attached to a staff to be waved by the wind; a standard; a banner; an ensign; the colors; as, the national flag; a military or a naval flag.
  33. A group of feathers on the lower part of the legs of certain hawks, owls, etc.
  34. A group of elongated wing feathers in certain hawks.
  35. The bushy tail of a dog, as of a setter.
  36. An aquatic plant, with long, ensiform leaves, belonging to either of the genera Iris and Acorus.
  37. A flat stone used for paving.
  38. Any hard, evenly stratified sandstone, which splits into layers suitable for flagstones.
  39. One of the wing feathers next the body of a bird; - called also flag feather.
  40. A piece of cloth or bunting on which usually some device is wrought, used as a standard, ensign, signal, etc.; a plant of the iris family; a flagstone or paving stone.
  41. A water- plant.
  42. The ensign of a ship or of troops; a banner.
  43. Ensign; standard; plant with sword- shaped leaves; flat stone.
  44. A Piece of cloth commonly bearing a device and attached to a staff or halyard; used as a standard, symbol, or signal.
  45. A flagstone.
  46. A plant having sword - shaped leaves and growing in moist places.
  47. An aquatic plant with a bladed leaf.
  48. An ensign or colour of a ship or of troops borne on a staff. To strike or lower the flag, to pull it down upon the capin token of respect or submission. A white flag, a flag of truce. A red flag, a sign of defiance or challenge to battle. A black flag, a sign of no quarter. Flag of truce, a flag carried to or by an enemy when some pacific communication is intended. To hang the flag half mast high, a signal of mourning.
  49. A plant which grows in marshy places, having large- bladed or sword- shaped leaves; the sedge or iris.
  50. A piece of cloth on which is wrought some device, usually set upon a staff to wave in the wind; the ensign or colours of a regiment, ship, & c.
  51. A broad flat stone used for pavements.
  52. Flagged.