label2 past tense and past participle labelled, present participle labelling British English, past tense and past participle labeled, present participle labeling American English [transitive]
to attach a label onto something or write information on something:
Label the diagram clearly.
label something sth
The file was labelled `Top Secret'.
label something with something
Each bag of seeds is labelled with the grower's name.
to use a word or phrase to describe someone or something, but often unfairly or incorrectly
label somebody/something (as) something
The newspapers had unjustly labelled him a troublemaker.
The regime was inevitably labelled as 'communist'.