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Definition of Brand

Brand

  1. A burning piece of wood; or a stick or piece of wood partly burnt, whether burning or after the fire is extinct.
  2. A sword, so called from its glittering or flashing brightness.
  3. A mark made by burning with a hot iron, as upon a cask, to designate the quality, manufacturer, etc., of the contents, or upon an animal, to designate ownership; -- also, a mark for a similar purpose made in any other way, as with a stencil. Hence, figurately: Quality; kind; grade; as, a good brand of flour.
  4. A mark put upon criminals with a hot iron. Hence: Any mark of infamy or vice; a stigma.
  5. An instrument to brand with; a branding iron.
  6. Any minute fungus which produces a burnt appearance in plants. The brands are of many species and several genera of the order Pucciniaei.
  7. To burn a distinctive mark into or upon with a hot iron, to indicate quality, ownership, etc., or to mark as infamous (as a convict).
  8. To put an actual distinctive mark upon in any other way, as with a stencil, to show quality of contents, name of manufacture, etc.
  9. Fig.: To fix a mark of infamy, or a stigma, upon.
  10. To mark or impress indelibly, as with a hot iron.

Brand Quotations

You cry and you scream and you stomp your feet and you shout. You say, 'You know what? I'm giving up, I don't care.' And then you go to bed and you wake up and it's a brand new day, and you pick yourself back up again.
Nicole Scherzinger

Transforming a brand into a socially responsible leader doesn't happen overnight by simply writing new marketing and advertising strategies. It takes effort to identify a vision that your customers will find credible and aligned with their values.
Simon Mainwaring

Social media is changing the way we communicate and the way we are perceived, both positively and negatively. Every time you post a photo, or update your status, you are contributing to your own digital footprint and personal brand.
Amy Jo Martin

Think about what people are doing on Facebook today. They're keeping up with their friends and family, but they're also building an image and identity for themselves, which in a sense is their brand. They're connecting with the audience that they want to connect to. It's almost a disadvantage if you're not on it now.
Mark Zuckerberg

If you ever have the good fortune to create a great advertising campaign, you will soon see another agency steal it. This is irritating, but don't let it worry you; nobody has ever built a brand by imitating somebody else's advertising.
David Ogilvy
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Brand Translations

brand in German is brand, brand-, mit seinem Zeichen versehen, Marke
brand in Italian is marchio
brand in Spanish is marca