from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A label attached to a piece of merchandise indicating its price.
  • n. The cost of something.

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  • n. The tag or sticker attached to a product, displaying its price.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a tag showing the price of the article it is attached to


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  • The Mantuan collection had cost him just over twenty-five thousand pounds, the Rubens ceiling had a price tag of three thousand.

    The Dragon’s Trail

  • Its $9.99 price tag embarrassed me, the large record sitting on my desk like an arrogant boast; many of the other students had brought ninety-nine-cent, seven-inch singles from Thriller, each priced with a distinctive blue El Tocadisco sticker.

    The Madonnas of Echo Park

  • "And how do you put a price tag on my crewers 'effort?"


  • A suit like this cost-oh-how could you put a price tag on any construction of such marvelous exactitude?

    Behold the Stars

  • It sits on the deli counter in two-hundred-gram packages wrapped in wax paper, above a pile of kotlety, palm-sized patties of ground meat, and a pot of borsch, next to a handwritten price tag of two and a half rubles.

    A Mountain of Crumbs

  • The total price tag for maintaining our scientific and technological edge comes out to approximately $42 billion over five years-real money, to be sure, but just 15 percent of the most recent federal highway bill.

    The Audacity of Hope

  • The tray had a frosted-glass bottom, funky blue handles, and a price tag stuck to the side.

    Courting Trouble

  • The price tag represents a small $112 million discount to the "book value"—or value of assets minus liabilities—of RBC's U.S. retail bank of just more than $3.5 billion.

    PNC Seals Deal With RBC

  • Mr. Seller puts a $200,000 price tag on the property.

    Creating Wealth


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