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If your friend buys her jeans based on the brand, it means that the name on the label of her pants is very important to her. A brand is a product name.

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A burning piece of wood; or a stick or piece of wood partly burnt, whether burning or after the fire is extinct.

Noun
a cutting or thrusting weapon with a long blade

Noun
a recognizable kind; "there''s a new brand of hero in the movies now"; "what make of car is that?"

Noun
a symbol of disgrace or infamy; "And the Lord set a mark upon Cain"--Genesis

Noun
identification mark on skin, made by burning

Noun
a name given to a product or service

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Noun
a piece of wood that has been burned or is burning

Verb
mark or expose as infamous; "She was branded a loose woman"

Verb
to accuse or condemn or openly or formally or brand as disgraceful; "He denounced the government action"; "She was stigmatized by society because she had a child out of wedlock"

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burn with a branding iron to indicate ownership; of animals


v. t.
A burning piece of wood; or a stick or piece of wood partly burnt, whether burning or after the fire is extinct.

v. t.
A sword, so called from its glittering or flashing brightness.

v. t.
A mark made by burning with a hot iron, as upon a cask, to designate the quality, manufacturer, etc., of the contents, or upon an animal, to designate ownership; -- also, a mark for a similar purpose made in any other way, as with a stencil. Hence, figurately: Quality; kind; grade; as, a good brand of flour.

v. t.
A mark put upon criminals with a hot iron. Hence: Any mark of infamy or vice; a stigma.

v. t.
An instrument to brand with; a branding iron.

v. t.
Any minute fungus which produces a burnt appearance in plants. The brands are of many species and several genera of the order Pucciniaei.

v. t.
To burn a distinctive mark into or upon with a hot iron, to indicate quality, ownership, etc., or to mark as infamous (as a convict).

v. t.
To put an actual distinctive mark upon in any other way, as with a stencil, to show quality of contents, name of manufacture, etc.

v. t.
Fig.: To fix a mark of infamy, or a stigma, upon.

v. t.
To mark or impress indelibly, as with a hot iron.


Brand

Brand , n. [OE. brand, brond, AS. brand brond brand, sword, from byrnan, beornan, to burn; akin to D., Dan., Sw., & G. brand brand, Icel. brandr a brand, blade of a sword. &root;32. See Burn, v. t., and cf. Brandish.] 1. A burning piece of wood; or a stick or piece of wood partly burnt, whether burning or after the fire is extinct.
Snatching a live brand from a wigwam, Mason threw it on a matted roof.
2. A sword, so called from its glittering or flashing brightness. [Poetic] Tennyson.
Paradise, so late their happy seat, Waved over by that flaming brand.
3. A mark made by burning with a hot iron, as upon a cask, to designate the quality, manufacturer, etc., of the contents, or upon an animal, to designate ownership; -- also, a mark for a similar purpose made in any other way, as with a stencil. Hence, figurately: Quality; kind; grade; as, a good brand of flour. 4. A mark put upon criminals with a hot iron. Hence: Any mark of infamy or vice; a stigma.
The brand of private vice.
5. An instrument to brand with; a branding iron. 6. (Bot.) Any minute fungus which produces a burnt appearance in plants. The brands are of many species and several genera of the order Puccini'91i.

Brand

Brand , v.t [imp. & p. p. Branded; p. pr. & vb. n. Branding.]. 1. To burn a distinctive mark into or upon with a hot iron, to indicate quality, ownership, etc., or to mark as infamous (as a convict). 2. To put an actual distinctive mark upon in any other way, as with a stencil, to show quality of contents, name of manufacture, etc. 3. Fig.: To fix a mark of infamy, or a stigma, upon.
The Inquisition branded its victims with infamy.
There were the enormities, branded and condemned by the first and most natural verdict of common humanity.
4. To mark or impress indelibly, as with a hot iron.
As if it were branded on my mind.
Brand"erhw> , n. 1. One who, or that which, brands; a branding iron. 2. A gridiron. [Scot.]

A burning piece of wood; or a stick or piece of wood partly burnt, whether burning or after the fire is extinct.

To burn a distinctive mark into or upon with a hot iron, to indicate quality, ownership, etc., or to mark as infamous (as a convict).

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Usage Examples

Elvis Costello had a brand new bag. He was a musician, but he knew all about the attitude part of it.

Brands must empower their community to be change agents in their own right. To that end, they need to take on a mentoring role. This means the brand provides the tools, techniques and strategies for their customers to become more effective marketers in achieving their own goals.

I think fashion is a lot of fun. I love clothes. More than fashion or brand labels, I love design. I love the thought that people put into clothes. I love when clothes make cultural statements and I think personal style is really cool. I also freely recognize that fashion should be a hobby.

I knew exactly what I wanted to do. I wanted to build some kind of lifestyle brand that was preppy and cool.

I am extremely excited to develop and design a brand representative of my life, experiences and style. Working closely with Cherokee will help establish a worldwide presence with best-in-class retailers and category leaders.

If there is a gay uniform, the differences are in how each man coordinates the details: the brand and cut of the jeans, the design of belts and boots, the haircut, the number and size of earrings.

Brands must have a point of view on that purposeful engagement, whether it's directed towards the environment, poverty, water as a resource or causes such as breast cancer or education. Merely declaring your commitment to a category or cause will not be enough the distinguish your brand sufficiently to see a return on these well-intended efforts.

How much do you as a consumer value a positive experience with a brand or its customer service department? How willing are you to share that with your friends? How inclined are you to let that person know that you're interaction with them was positive?

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Other Usage Examples

I actually do think you're seeing this trend towards organizations just caring more about their brand and engaging. And so I think Home Depot will want to humanize itself. I think that's a lot of why companies are starting blogs, are just giving more insight into what's going on with them.

It is the around-the-corner brand of hope that prompts people to action, while the distant hope acts as an opiate.

Censorship is never over for those who have experienced it. It is a brand on the imagination that affects the individual who has suffered it, forever.

'Avatar' is the greatest, most comprehensive collection of movie cliches ever assembled, but it's put together in a brand new way with a new technology, and tremendous imagination, making it a true epic and a kind of a milestone.

I'm an independent. I'm a centrist. A new generation is arriving that has grown up with a multiplicity of choice in every aspect of their lives, and yet politics is the last place that they are told that they should be satisfied with a choice between brand A and brand B. It doesn't fit the way they think. It doesn't fit the way they live.

But I think there was a sense amongst the House Republicans especially that we didn't just want to be opposed to Bill Clinton that we wanted to tell the country what we were for and to brand ourselves in a more positive manner.

In fact, I argue that the future of advertising, whatever the technology, will be to associate each brand with one word. This is one word equity. It's the modern equivalent of having the best site on the high street, except the location is in the mind.

I think you can expect Sony, in the case of PSP specifically, to deliver a technology that is going to reinvent and change handheld entertainment, and take it to a brand new level.

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