label verb

1 put a label on sth

ADV. correctly, properly | wrongly Some of the plants were wrongly labelled. | carefully, clearly, neatly a pile of small plastic bags, each carefully labelled

PREP. with The samples were all labelled with a date and place of origin.

2 describe sb/sth as a particular thing

ADV. falsely, wrongly She was wrongly labelled a liar. | automatically

PREP. as She had automatically labelled the boys as troublemakers.