a children’s game in which one chases the rest, and anyone who is touched then becomes the pursuer.
Baseball the action of tagging out a runner or tagging a base:he narrowly avoided a sweeping tag by the first baseman
[as modifier] denoting a form of wrestling involving tag teams.See tag team.
verb (tags, tagging, tagged)
touch (someone being chased) in a game of tag.
(tag out) Baseball put out (a runner) by touching them with the ball or with the glove holding the ball:catching their fastest runner in a rundown and tagging him out
Baseball (of a base runner, or a fielder with the ball) touch (a base) with the foot:the short center fielder could field the ball and tag second base for a force out
[no object] (usually tag up) Baseball (of a base runner) touch the base one has occupied after a fly ball is caught, before running to the next base:when the ball was hit, he went back to the bag to tag up