Synonyms of flag in English:



  • the Irish flag
    banner, standard, ensign, pennant, pennon, banderole, streamer, jack; bunting; colours; symbol, emblem, representation, figure, image; Britishpendant; Nauticalburgee; in ancient Romevexillum
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    indicate, identify, pick out, point out; mark, mark out, label, tab, tag, tick
  • Phrases

    flag someone/something down

    she flagged down a police carhailwave downsignal to stopgesture to stopmotion to stopmake a sign tostophaltsummon

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    vexillary relating to flags
    vexillology study of flags

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    Pronunciation: ˈdiNGkəm
    (of an article or person) genuine

    Synonyms of flag in English:



  • 1 they were flagging as the finish came into sight
    tire, become fatigued, grow tired/weary, weaken, grow weak, lose (one's) strength/energy, falter, languish, wilt, droop, sag
    [Antonyms] revive
  • 2 one's mental energy flags in the afternoon
    fade, fail, decline, deteriorate, wane, ebb, diminish, decrease, lessen, abate, dwindle, erode, recede, sink, slump, taper off; wither, melt away, peter out, die away, die down, die out, die off
    informal go downhill
    [Antonyms] increase
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