Badges vs Badged - What's the difference?

badges | badged |

As verbs the difference between badges and badged

is that badges is while badged is (badge).

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?




  • Verb

  • (badge)
  • Anagrams

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  • (badge)

  • badge



    (en noun)
  • A distinctive mark, token, sign, emblem or cognizance, worn on one's clothing, as an insignia of some rank, or of the membership of an organization.
  • the badge''' of a society; the '''badge of a policeman
  • * Prescott
  • Tax gatherers, recognized by their official badges .
  • A small nameplate, identifying the wearer, and often giving additional information.
  • A card, sometimes with a barcode or magnetic strip, granting access to a certain area.
  • Something characteristic; a mark; a token.
  • * {{quote-book, year=158? or 159?, author=, title=Titus Andronicus, section=Act I, Scene 2
  • , passage=Sweet mercy is nobility's true badge .}}
  • A brand on the hand of a thief, etc.
  • He has got his badge , and piked: He was burned in the hand, and is at liberty.
  • (nautical) A carved ornament on the stern of a vessel, containing a window or the representation of one.
  • (heraldry) A distinctive mark worn by servants, retainers, and followers of royalty or nobility, who, being beneath the rank of gentlemen, have no right to armorial bearings.
  • Derived terms

    * badge bunny * badger


  • To mark or distinguish with a badge.
  • ''The television was badged as 'GE', but wasn't made by them.
  • To show a badge to.
  • He calmed down a lot when the policeman badged him.
  • To enter a restricted area by showing one's badge.
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  • * 2003 , Joseph Wambaugh, Fire Lover , page 146:
  • And Patterson didn't hear that Jack Egger, the studio's director of security, said he'd seen John Orr badge his way through the pedestrian gate sometime before 4:00 pm, when the fire was still raging, [...]
  • * 2004 , Sergei Hoteko, On The Fringe Of History , page 135:
  • Our regional commissioner, his assistant commissioner and our district director, along with their wives, were hoofing it to the rotunda. Apparently they didn't try and badge their way through.
  • * 2006 , David Pollino, Bill Pennington, Tony Bradley, Himanshu Dwivedi, Hacker's challenge 3 (page 338)
  • Aaron badged into the data center and escorted Geoff inside the large room with its many blinking green lights.


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