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Entry Word: flag
Function: noun
Text: 1 a piece of cloth with a special design that is used as an emblem or for signaling <the flags of both countries were prominently displayed at the treaty signing>
Synonyms banner, colors, ensign, guidon, jack, pennant, pennon, standard, streamer
Related Words bunting; black flag, Jolly Roger, union jack, white flag; semaphore, signaler; badge, coat of arms, crest, insignia
2 an object intended to give public notice or warning <road crews using hand-held stop signs as flags at both ends of the highway construction zone> -- see SIGNAL 1