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Pronunciation

Noun

Singular
brand

Plural
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  1. A branding iron.
  2. A mark of ownership made by burning, e.g. on cattle.
  3. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) A name, symbol, logo, or other item used to distinguish a product or manufacturer from its competitors.
  4. A product or manufacturer so distinguished.
    Some brands of breakfast cereal have more sugar than is really healthy.
  5. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) A product's attributes — name, appearance, reputation, and so on — taken collectively and abstractly.
    The company still has to do more to build the brand.

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Verb

Infinitive
to brand

Third person singular
-

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
-

to brand (third-person singular simple present -, present participle -, simple past and past participle -)
  1. (transitive) To burn the flesh with a hot iron, either as a marker (for criminals, slaves etc.) or to cauterise a wound.
    When they caught him, he was branded and then locked up.
  2. (transitive) To mark (especially cattle) with a brand as proof of ownership.
    The ranch hands had to brand every new calf by lunchtime.
  3. (transitive) To make an indelible impression on the memory or senses.
    Her face is branded upon my memory.
  4. (transitive) To stigmatize, label (someone).
    He was branded a fool by everyone that heard his story.
  5. (transitive, Template loop detected: Template:context 1) To associate a product or service with a trademark or other name and related images.
    They branded the new detergent "Suds-O", with a nature scene inside a green O on the muted-colored recycled-cardboard box.

Translations

Adjective

brand (not comparable)

Positive
brand

Comparative
not comparable

Superlative
none (absolute)

  1. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) Associated with a particular product, service, or company.
    That computer company has brand recognition.
    Have we settled on our brand name?

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Danish

Noun

brand c.

  1. fire

Dutch

Noun

brand m. (plural branden, diminutive brandje)

  1. fire (such as a house fire)

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Verb

brand

  1. First person singular present and imperative of branden: burn.

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Swedish

Pronunciation

Noun

brand c.

Inflection for brand Singular Plural
common Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative brand branden bränder bränderna
Genitive brands brandens bränders brändernas
  1. accidental, uncontrollable fire

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