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Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
brand
I.noun
COLLOCATIONS FROM OTHER ENTRIES
brand name
brand new (=completely new)
▪ Jake arrived in his brand new car.
Brand, Russell
branding iron
customer/brand loyalty (=when someone shops in the same shops or buys the same goods regularly)
▪ The company's marketing department is trying to build customer loyalty.
name brand
▪ name-brand climbing gear
own brand
▪ Tesco’s own brand tomato sauce
proprietary brand
▪ a proprietary brand of insecticide
sb's brand of humour (=the type of jokes, funny stories etc that a particular person likes or tells)
▪ Their brand of humour isn't to everyone's taste.
store brand
▪ Store brands are cheaper than name brands.
switch brands
▪ 46% of consumers surveyed were likely to switch brands to support companies they saw as socially responsible,
COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS
■ ADJECTIVE
big
▪ The past three years have not been kind to the biggest brand in the world.
▪ Lafley, the company has been shedding underperforming brands and focusing on cutting costs and building sales in its biggest product brands.
▪ Then he starts buying large consumer stocks and big brand names.
▪ Many longtime Internet users vow to stick with the lowest-priced provider, not the one with the biggest brand name.
international
▪ This quality, over 60 years, has led to the name Rentokil becoming a major international brand.
▪ Direct investment in its own distribution and marketing allows Guinness to manage its brands, in the context of international brand strategies.
leading
▪ It maintains a portfolio of leading brands of Scotch whisky, gin, bourbon, vodka, rum and other spirits.
▪ Guinness stout is the world's leading stout brand, accounting for around 40 percent of the company's beer volume.
▪ When you buy or rent satellite from Granada and Visionhire you can choose from leading brands such as Amstrad and Pace.
▪ But recent analysis of leading brands found their average fat level was 25%, compared with 22% in regular sausages.
▪ Choice of wines, all leading brands of whiskies, Alloa Ales.
▪ Gordon's, Tanqueray and Booth's Gins are similarly leading brands in the white spirits market.
▪ Open January 1. Leading brand names up to 40 percent off.
▪ Produces the leading brand of Scotch whisky in eight out of the top fifteen markets in the world.
major
▪ The weight of advertising put behind major brands has given these manufacturers influence over their distributive outlets.
▪ Remember: You no longer have the major brand of a big company behind you.
▪ This quality, over 60 years, has led to the name Rentokil becoming a major international brand.
▪ Bubbies first became a major brand in the competitive California marketplace and are now eagerly asked for throughout the entire country.
▪ And the major off-line brands aren't promoting their wares on the Internet as much as expected.
▪ Do you believe in your unique difference enough to promote yourself into a major brand personality?
national
▪ Prepare a list of six food products that are available as store brands, generic brands, and national brands.
▪ Should they market keg beers under national brand names or should they return to localised brewing and brand names?
▪ But it was Lee that made Snapple a national brand and took the company public in December 1992.
▪ Weinstein said he wants to maintain it as a national brand despite its weaknesses in the Midwest and South.
▪ See Table 9-2 for cost comparisons of national brands, store brands, and generic brands for some selected products.
▪ Private-label products are less expensive than national brands.
▪ He immediately set out to make Clear Vue a national brand.
new
▪ J., drug maker will begin marketing Renova, its new brand name for the prescription wrinkle cream, by February.
▪ A distillery that wanted to launch a new brand of whisky would face this situation.
▪ San Francisco cops are clamping down on a new brand of outlaws: sidewalk-hogging chess players.
▪ Falling pub attendances will hit sales of Merrydown's newest brand, Premium Draught Cider.
▪ Nevertheless, consumers could be excused for mistaking the new brand for an ancient brew.
▪ And, ice and easy ... Royal approval for a new brand of horse marking.
▪ A liquid talisman against a new brand of contagion.
popular
▪ Most of the popular brands are available in larger units.
▪ We found out the most popular brand is the Yomega Brain, which costs about $ 10.
proprietary
▪ If you suspect a true external fungus infection treat with proprietary brand of fungus care.
▪ Beware of some proprietary brands - most are for preventative use and will have little effect against serious outbreaks of parasites.
special
▪ What is peculiar, even unique compared with other departments of government, is a special brand of stuffiness.
▪ Innovative companies are willing to spend money to make money, but the information era will require a special brand of vision.
▪ And not just any old envelope, but a special luxury brand with a griffin watermark.
▪ Doomed to eternal damnation from Sinatra's own special brand of heaven.
strong
▪ Emap Esprit brings together our powerful healthcare titles and strong consumer brands in the pregnancy, baby and health sectors;?
▪ Emap has an asset base of extremely strong brands, loyal high value customers and differentiated content in both B2C and B2B.
▪ This gives the retailer a more attractive product for a larger market and helps the Company to create a stronger brand image.
▪ They may be a branded goods company which does not have the strongest brands in the markets in which they operate.
unique
▪ And his own unique brand of droll self-mockery had his audiences in stitches.
▪ And all of marketing is targeted at one vital objective: becoming a unique brand.
▪ So much for the truce, painstakingly pieced together by Bill Clinton and his unique brand of insomnia diplomacy.
▪ There are three, key reasons entrepreneurs have got to be a unique brand.
▪ That is what building a unique brand is all about.
■ NOUN
cigarette
▪ Do you know of any discos or clubs in your area listing events under a cigarette brand name?
identity
▪ The purpose of these names is to establish what is known as brand identity.
▪ That is part of the successful brand identity.
▪ This is a process known as reinforcing brand identity.
▪ Just as surely as the ranchers branded their cattle, your new business has probably already given itself some brand identity.
▪ Unfortunately some manufacturers use colour as a means of reinforcing brand identity.
▪ These are the building blocks of your brand identity.
▪ Stripped of brand identity, the blatant potency of advertising imagery is laid bare.
image
▪ Before long workaday products were seeking brand images.
▪ The principal brand is Guinness Foreign Extra Stout which enjoys an unequalled brand image and reputation for quality.
▪ This gives the retailer a more attractive product for a larger market and helps the Company to create a stronger brand image.
▪ But it threatens to blur the institution's brand image.
▪ This may be anything from increasing brand awareness to improving specific aspects of the brand image.
▪ From brand image to brainstorming, and payback to point of sale the coverage is both comprehensive and up-to-date.
▪ Brands and Agents How will shops protect their brand images in such a world?
leader
▪ It has the brand leader in sales of both whisky and gin.
▪ Alternatively for the man who prefers to dry shave, the latest in electric shavers comes from brand leaders Phillips.
▪ These changes in emphasis are welcome but may be too late to reinstate Morrison and Boyd as the brand leader.
▪ The cigarette became the brand leader.
▪ We are very good at supplying international blue chip companies who are brand leaders in their fields.
loyalty
▪ But brand loyalty is harder to win in the information and entertainment businesses.
▪ The marketer will try to encourage brand loyalty as a means of rendering the purchase process more comfortable and more satisfying.
▪ Console users take gaming seriously, and their brand loyalty is frightening.
▪ Naturally, the advertising industry reckons the best way to shore up brand loyalty is to spend hugely on even more ads.
manager
▪ She's seen here enjoying a celebratory glass of champagne with Supersoft brand manager, Sue Pardoe.
▪ Ford has two cars under one brand manager.
▪ Some brand managers joke that after a typical day on the job, they are too full to eat dinner at home.
name
▪ When it began three years ago, Anis used its own brand name.
▪ Some consumers associate brand name with quality; others associate quality with cost.
▪ The fiasco has shown up the dangers in an industry where reputation often rests more on brand names than transparency.
▪ The company will transition to operating under the Verio brand name. % % % Verio Inc.
▪ They may also feature brand name products whose price reductions are subsidized by food manufacturers.
▪ Should they market keg beers under national brand names or should they return to localised brewing and brand names?
▪ They have the brand name and consumer mind share.
■ VERB
advertise
▪ There has been a shift towards the power of marketing and advertising of the brand, the product's known image.
▪ He advertised his own brand of cigarettes and sold his own brand of whisky.
build
▪ That is what building a unique brand is all about.
▪ Can I build my own brand?
▪ These are the building blocks of your brand identity.
buy
▪ Do they buy one brand only, or several?
▪ Why do consumers buy one brand rather than another?
▪ Try making your own muesli rather than buying well-known brands.
▪ We are not rich people, I can not afford to buy the costliest brands of this or that.
create
▪ This gives the retailer a more attractive product for a larger market and helps the Company to create a stronger brand image.
▪ Poll results will be used to create a brand to help market the area.
▪ Mostly the ads are institutional, an attempt to create brand name images.
develop
▪ If so, how do they recognise flake food or develop brand preferences?
▪ Buyers worked closely with suppliers, both new and established, to identify opportunities and develop exciting new Sainsbury brand products.
▪ Fast food is certainly a growth market with some of the main names developing their brands with great success.
establish
▪ But demonstration is rarely enough both to sell a product and to establish a brand.
▪ Welcome to the topsy turvy world of marketing, where established brands are constantly refashioning themselves to broaden their markets.
▪ It is a major opportunity for banks, insurance companies, and others with established brand names and good products.
market
▪ In addition to the Rentokil name these products are marketed under the brand names Tutor and Albi.
▪ Welcome to the topsy turvy world of marketing, where established brands are constantly refashioning themselves to broaden their markets.
▪ Distributors' sale staff didn't really believe Summit beer would sell and didn't work hard to market the brand.
own
▪ Beiersdorf already owns the brand elsewhere in the world.
sell
▪ Earlier this month the partners of this shop in Cheltenham were fined £600 each for selling fake top brand name t-shirts.
▪ Rather than setting up their own discount arm, food retailers could simply sell cut-price brands in their superstores.
▪ He advertised his own brand of cigarettes and sold his own brand of whisky.
▪ We leave Hollybush by way of the lake, past a factory outlet store, selling brand names.
▪ You will find it sold under various brand names.
▪ The next stage again involved research, to determine the best way of selling the rejigged brand.
▪ Glyphosate, often sold under the brand name Roundup, is one of the world's most widely used agricultural chemicals.
▪ This is a sign of strength, since franchisees are under no obligation to sell the firm's brands.
PHRASES FROM OTHER ENTRIES
competing products/brands/companies etc
▪ A simple comparison of total estimated income from the competing products may provide as good a guide to decision making.
▪ Being a suspicious soul I also ran a competing companies test disk on the system.
▪ Invariably, the own-brand range is offered at lower prices than the competing brands.
▪ Price is now the main factor differentiating competing brands.
▪ They do not adjust their shopping list to take advantage of price fluctuations among competing products.
▪ This analysis will use recently developed techniques for measuring the competitiveness of a product amongst a group of similar competing products.
EXAMPLES FROM OTHER ENTRIES
▪ Coke and Pepsi are the most popular brands of cola.
▪ my favourite brand of toothpaste
▪ They sell all the usual kinds of coffee, but also some less well-known brands.
EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS
▪ A distillery that wanted to launch a new brand of whisky would face this situation.
▪ Choice of wines, all leading brands of whiskies, Alloa Ales.
▪ Emap Esprit brings together our powerful healthcare titles and strong consumer brands in the pregnancy, baby and health sectors;?
▪ If you suspect a true external fungus infection treat with proprietary brand of fungus care.
▪ Interviewers visited them weekly with catalogues of brands and prices.
▪ The fiasco has shown up the dangers in an industry where reputation often rests more on brand names than transparency.
II.verb
COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS
■ ADVERB
as
▪ Should they, then, be branded as spurious designators and banished from rational discourse?
▪ But that kind of talk is being branded as hotheaded.
EXAMPLES FROM OTHER ENTRIES
▪ Brown's assistant has been branded in the papers as incompetent.
▪ Government posters from the 1930s branded marijuana a "killer drug."
▪ Stalin's opponents were branded as spies and traitors.
EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS
▪ He also branded the idea of planetary motion caused by invisible epicycles as equally erroneous.
▪ It sounds like you are overly concerned about being branded as a corporate crier if you go to management.
▪ Large umbrellas offer high visibility and are often branded.
▪ Lydia, cooped up like a hen in her house, had branded herself victim, prey, alien and afraid.
▪ The alabaster face of Rogal Dorn branded his retinas: a crag of a face, with lush tough lips.
▪ Thousands, branded parasitical intellectuals merely because they spoke a foreign language or wore spectacles, were systematically liquidated.
▪ When David Hale claims he was pressured into making illegal loans, he is branded a crook and a liar.
The Collaborative International Dictionary
Brand

Brand \Brand\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Branded; p. pr. & vb. n. Branding.].

  1. 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).

  2. To put an actual distinctive mark upon in any other way, as with a stencil, to show quality of contents, name of manufacture, etc.

  3. Fig.: To fix a mark of infamy, or a stigma, upon.

    The Inquisition branded its victims with infamy.
    --Prescott.

    There were the enormities, branded and condemned by the first and most natural verdict of common humanity.
    --South.

  4. To mark or impress indelibly, as with a hot iron.

    As if it were branded on my mind.
    --Geo. Eliot.

Brand

Brand \Brand\, n. [OE. brand, brond, AS. brand brond brand, sword, from byrnan, beornan, to burn; akin to D., Dan., Sw., & G. brand brand, Icel. brandr a brand, blade of a sword.

  1. A burning piece of wood; or a stick or piece of wood partly burnt, whether burning or after the fire is extinct.

    Snatching a live brand from a wigwam, Mason threw it on a matted roof.
    --Palfrey.

  2. A sword, so called from its glittering or flashing brightness. [Poetic]
    --Tennyson.

    Paradise, so late their happy seat, Waved over by that flaming brand.
    --Milton.

  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.

    The brand of private vice.
    --Channing.

  5. An instrument to brand with; a branding iron.

  6. (Bot.) Any minute fungus which produces a burnt appearance in plants. The brands are of many species and several genera of the order Puccini[ae]i.

Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
brand

Old English brand, brond "fire, flame; firebrand, piece of burning wood, torch," and (poetic) "sword," from Proto-Germanic *brandaz (cognates: Old Norse brandr, Old High German brant, Old Frisian brond "firebrand, blade of a sword," German brand "fire"), from root *bran-/*bren- (see burn (v.)). Meaning "identifying mark made by a hot iron" (1550s) broadened by 1827 to "a particular make of goods." Brand name is from 1922.

brand

c.1400, "to brand, cauterize; stigmatize," originally of criminal marks or cauterized wounds, from brand (n.). As a means of marking property, 1580s; figuratively from c.1600, often in a bad sense, with the criminal marking in mind. Related: Branded; branding.

Wiktionary
brand
  1. (context advertising English) Associated with a particular product, service, or company. n. 1 (context archaic or poetic English) A piece of wood red-hot, or still burning, from the fire. 2 (context archaic English) A sword. 3 A mark of ownership made by burning, e.g. on cattle, or to classify the contents of a cask. 4 A branding iron. 5 A name, symbol, logo, or other item used to distinguish a product or service, or its provider. 6 A specific product, service, or provider so distinguished. 7 Any specific type or variety of something; a distinct style, manner. 8 The reputation among some population of an organization, of the products sold under a particular brand name, or of a person. 9 Any minute fungus producing a burnt appearance in plants. v

  2. 1 (context transitive English) To burn the flesh with a hot iron, either as a marker (for criminals, slaves et

  3. ) or to cauterise a woun

  4. 2 (context transitive English) To mark (especially cattle) with a brand as proof of ownership. 3 (context transitive English) To make an indelible impression on the memory or senses. 4 (context transitive English) To stigmatize, label (someone).

WordNet
brand
  1. v. burn with a branding iron to indicate ownership; of animals

  2. to accuse or condemn or openly or formally or brand as disgraceful; "He denounced the government action"; "She was stigmatized by society because she had a child out of wedlock" [syn: stigmatize, stigmatise, denounce, mark]

  3. mark or expose as infamous; "She was branded a loose woman" [syn: post]

brand
  1. n. a name given to a product or service [syn: trade name, brand name, marque]

  2. a recognizable kind; "there's a new brand of hero in the movies now"; "what make of car is that?" [syn: make]

  3. identification mark on skin, made by burning

  4. a piece of wood that has been burned or is burning [syn: firebrand]

  5. a symbol of disgrace or infamy; "And the Lord set a mark upon Cain"--Genesis [syn: mark, stigma, stain]

  6. a cutting or thrusting weapon with a long blade [syn: sword, blade, steel]

Wikipedia
Brand (disambiguation)

Brand is a name, sign, symbol, slogan or anything that is used to identify and distinguish a specific product, service, or business.

Brand may also refer to:

Brand (Saxon Switzerland)

Brand (Sächsische Schweiz) is a mountain of Saxony, southeastern Germany.

Category:Mountains of Saxon Switzerland Category:Elbe Sandstone Mountains

Brand (play)

Brand is a play by the Norwegian playwright Henrik Ibsen. It is a verse tragedy, written in 1865 and first performed in Stockholm, Sweden on 24 March 1867. Brand was an intellectual play that provoked much original thought.

Brand is a priest who wants to take consequence of his choices, and is therefore deeply bound to doing the "right thing". He believes primarily in the will of man, and lives by the device "all or nothing". To make compromises is therefore difficult, or by his moral standards questionable at best. His picture of God is clearly derived from the Old Testament. His beliefs render him lonely in the end, as people around him, when put to the test, as a rule can not or will not follow his example. Brand is arguably a young idealist with a main purpose: to save the world, or at least Man's soul. His visions are great, but his judgment of others may seem harsh and unfair.

The word "Brand" means fire in Danish, Norwegian and Swedish.

Brand (magazine)

Brand is a magazine on anarchism that has been published since 1898 making it the oldest continuously published anarchist magazine and the second oldest in general. It takes its name from the Swedish word for "fire". Several notable people have written for Brand, examples are Gustav Hedenvind-Eriksson, Hinke Bergegren (editor 1904-1911), Ivan Oljelund, Moa Martinson (as Helga Johansson), Harry Martinson, C.J. Björklund, Carl-Emil Englund, Erik Asklund, Eyvind Johnson, Jan Fridegård, Ivar Lo Johansson, Artur Lundkvist, Vilhelm Moberg, Albert Jensen, Elise Ottesen-Jensen, Nils Ferlin, Helmer Grundström and Eva X Moberg.

Brand have been in trouble with the police on some occasions. The first case was in 1906 and was due to the laws enacted by Karl Staaff that made it illegal to promote pacifism. The laws were known as Staaflagarna (the Staaff laws) or Lex Hinke (after Hinke Bergegren) who served ten months for breaking the law. In 1908 Einar Håkansson was charged with blasphemy for an article he in Brand, but he died before it was possible to charge him. In 1910 Hinke Bergegren was sent to jail for two months due to an article series on birth control and the brochure Kärlek utan barn (Love without children) on the same subject. He was acquitted three times in Stockholm until he was sentenced in Gothenburg. In 1916 the then editor of Brand Ivan Oljelund was arrested for promoting pacifism, i.e. for violation of the Staaf laws. Oljelund was sentenced to 18 months of hard labor, but the sentence was later reduced to 15 months and then to 8 months when it was appealed. During his time at Långholmen Prison the magazine was edited by C J Björklund. On June 19, 1999 Hans Regner charged the magazine with sedition due to an article on female self-defense. The charge was later dismissed. August 31, 2000 Brand was charged again. Also this time for sedition following a humoristic article on how to make your riot a success.

Brand (Aachen)

Brand is a district of Aachen, Germany, with about 18,000 residents. The district lies in the southern part of Aachen and borders Kornelimünster/Walheim, Forst, Oberforstbach und Eilendorf, as well as the city of Stolberg.

Brand was a self-administered community in the district of Aachen until 1972, when administrative reforms of the communities in the area caused Brand to be absorbed into Aachen. The current district of Brand is made up of the towns Brand, Freund, Krauthausen, Niederforstbach, Brander Feld and Rollef.

At 270.9 meters, the highest point of the district is a noise barrier along the Bundesautobahn 44, which runs through Brand Forest.

Brand

A brand is a set of marketing and communication methods that help to distinguish a company from competitors and create a lasting impression in the minds of customers. The key components that form a brand's toolbox include a brand's identity, brand communication (such as by logos and trademarks), brand awareness, brand loyalty, and various branding ( brand management) strategies. Brand equity is the measurable totality of a brand's worth and is validated by assessing the effectiveness of these branding components. In a fleeting market where traditional linear models of business are being replaced by more radical interconnected models, brand equity is one marketing technique that remains firmly rooted in prosperity. To reach such an invaluable brand prestige requires a commitment to a particular way of doing business. A corporation who exhibits a strong brand culture is dedicated on producing intangible outputs such as customer satisfaction, reduced price sensitivity and customer loyalty. A brand is in essence a promise to its customers that they can expect long-term security, a competitive frame of reference and consistent delivery of functional as well as emotional benefits. When a customer is familiar with a brand or favours it incomparably to its competitors, this is when a corporation has reached a high level of brand equity.

A brand (or marque for car model) is a name, term, design, symbol, or other feature that distinguishes one seller's product from those of others. Brands are used in business, marketing, and advertising. Initially, livestock branding was adopted to differentiate one person's cattle from another's by means of a distinctive symbol burned into the animal's skin with a hot branding iron.

In accounting, a brand defined as an intangible asset is often the most valuable asset on a corporation's balance sheet. Brand owners manage their brands carefully to create shareholder value, and brand valuation is an important management technique that ascribes a money value to a brand, and allows marketing investment to be managed (e.g.: prioritized across a portfolio of brands) to maximize shareholder value. Although only acquired brands appear on a company's balance sheet, the notion of putting a value on a brand forces marketing leaders to be focused on long term stewardship of the brand and managing for value.

The word "brand" is often used as a metonym referring to the company that is strongly identified with a brand.

Marque or make are often used to denote a brand of motor vehicle, which may be distinguished from a car model. A concept brand is a brand that is associated with an abstract concept, like breast cancer awareness or environmentalism, rather than a specific product, service, or business. A commodity brand is a brand associated with a commodity.

Brand (surname)

Brand is a surname. It usually is a patronymic from the Germanic personal name Brando (="sword") or a short form of a compound personal name like Hildebrand. The surname originated separately in England, Scotland, Scandinavia, the Netherlands, and North Germany. 1 Also many Scandinavian Brands immigrated across Scandinavia and Europe. Notable people with the surname include:

  • Adam Brand (born 1970), Australian country music singer
  • Adolf Brand, (1874–1945), German activist for homosexual rights
  • Alexander Brand (born 1977), Colombian boxer
  • Andrea Brand (born 1950s), American molecular biology professor at the University of Cambridge
  • Arie van den Brand (born 1951), Dutch GreenLeft politician
  • Aron Brand (1910-1977), Israeli pediatric cardiologist
  • Arthur Brand (1853–1917), British Liberal politician
  • August Brand (1863–1930), German botanist
  • Charles Brand (1871–1966), U.S. Representative from Ohio
  • Charles Brand (1873–1961), Australian Army brigadier-general in World War I
  • Charles Amarin Brand (1920-2013), French prelate of the Roman Catholic Church
  • Charles Hillyer Brand (1861–1933), American politician, businessman, jurist and lawyer
  • Charles John Brand (1879–1949), United States Department of Agriculture official
  • Chris Brand (born 1943), British psychologist
  • Christian Brand (born 1972), German football player and coach
  • Christianna Brand (1907–1988), British crime writer and children's author
  • Christo Brand, South African prison guard of Nelson Mandela
  • Christoffel Brand (1797–1875), South African statesman
  • Colette Brand (born 1967), Swiss freestyle skier
  • Daniel Brand (born 1935), American wrestler
  • Daphny van den Brand (born 1978), Dutch cyclo-cross, road bicycle and mountain bike racer
  • David Brand (1912–1979), Australian politician
  • David Brand (born 1978), English footballer on Samoa
  • Dionne Brand, (born 1953), Canadian writer
  • Dollar Brand (born 1934), stage name of South African jazz pianist and composer Adolph Johannes Brand/Abdullah Ibrahim
  • Elton Brand, (born 1979), American basketball player
  • Erland Brand, (born 1922), Swedish painter
  • Esther Brand (1922-2015), South African athlete
  • Gerry Brand, (1906-1996), South African rugby union player
  • Gideon Brand van Zyl (1873-1956), South African Governor-General
  • Glen Brand (1923-2008), American Freestyle wrestler
  • Gordon J. Brand (born 1955), English golfer
  • Gordon Brand, Jnr (born 1958), Scottish golfer
  • Gustavo Brand (born 1961), Venezuelan football (soccer) referee
  • Hans-Joachim Brand, (1916-1945), German Luftwaffe pilot
  • Hansi Brand, (1912-2000), Hungarian-born Zionist
  • Heather Brand (born 1982), Zimbabwean swimmer
  • Heiner Brand (born 1952), West German handball player and coach
  • Hennig Brand (c. 1630 – c. 1710), German alchemist and physician
  • Henry Brand, 1st Viscount Hampden (1814–1892), British politician
  • Henry Brand, 2nd Viscount Hampden (1841–1906), British Governor of New South Wales
  • Hubert Brand (1870-1955), Royal Navy officer
  • Ilona Brand (born 1958), East German luger
  • Jack Brand (born 1953), German goalkeeper
  • Jan Brand (1908–1969), Dutch field hockey player
  • Jo Brand (born 1957), British feminist comedian
  • Joel Brand (1907–1964), Holocaust survivor; co-founder of the Hungarian Aid and Rescue Committee
  • Johannes Brand (1823–1888), fourth president of the Orange Free State
  • Jolene Brand (born 1934), American actress
  • Joop Brand (born 1936), Dutch football player and manager
  • Katy Brand (born 1979), English actress, comedian and writer
  • Konrad Brand (born 1979), Canadian ice hockey defenceman
  • Kris Brand (born 1983), Canadian volleyball player
  • Max Brand (1892–1944), American writer
  • Michael Brand (born 1958), Australian scholar
  • Michael Brand (born 1973), German politician
  • Michael Brand (1815–1870), birth name of Hungarian composer Mihály Mosonyi
  • Millen Brand (1906–1980), American writer and poet
  • Mona Brand (1915–2007), Australian playwright, poet and freelance writer
  • Myles Brand (1942–2009). American University and NCAA president
  • Nadja Brand (born 1975), South African-born actress and producer
  • Neil Brand (born 1958), British dramatist, composer and author
  • Neville Brand (1920–1992) American actor
  • Oscar Brand (born 1920), Canadian folk singer/songwriter
  • Peter Brand (born 1947), general practitioner and Liberal Democrat politician
  • Pepe Brand (1900-1971), Spanish professional football player and manager
  • Quintin Brand (1893–1968), British pilot
  • Ralph Brand (born 1936), Scottish footballer
  • Robert Brand, 1st Baron Brand (1878–1963), British civil servant and businessman
  • Ron Brand (born 1940), American baseball player
  • Russell Brand (born 1975), English comedian and actor
  • Simon Brand (born 1970), Colombian film director
  • Steffen Brand, (born 1965), German steeple chase runner
  • Steven Brand, (born 1969), Scottish actor
  • Stewart Brand (born 1938), American writer, editor, and futurist
  • Theodor von Brand (1899–1978), German-born American parasitologist.
  • Theodor P. Von Brand (1926-2004), American judge, son of Theodor
  • Vance D. Brand (born 1931), American astronaut
  • William Brand (1888–1979), Australian politician
  • William H. Brand (1824–1891), New York politician

Usage examples of "brand".

But what a pity that it comes branded with the mark of paganism, and christened with the name of the sun god, when adopted and sanctioned by the papal apostasy, and bequeathed as a sacred legacy to Protestantism.

He branded Simon Peter for his perfidy, and drove him out forever from the apostleship he had disgraced, denouncing him as a son of hell and a predestined citizen of the outer darkness?

He knew this before Jackson came tiptoeing into the bedroom to inform him the cupboard was bare of analgesics of any number, strength or brand.

Brand, for appointing a committee to inquire into precedents, was rejected by a large majority.

Like fire, it serves those who know its uses to the noblest ends, but in the hands of children--and the people, the mob, can never ripen into manhood--it is a destroying brand, raging and unextinguishable, devouring all around it, and destroying all that has been built and beautified by the past.

Yes, I would that, less generous, he would oppress, He would chain me, upbraid me, burn deep brands for hate, Than with this mask of freedom and gorgeousness Bespangle my slavery, mock my strange fate.

The spicier varieties, usually designer ketchups, are zesty on a plastic spoon but obscure the loveliness of a crisp French fry, which the blander, mainstream brands perfectly complement.

Her creamy mounds were squished against the table, but soon they would be branding his chest.

A moment later it stopped and his hot fingers curled around her ankles, branding her.

The month of September was usually the beginning of the branding season at Las Palomas.

In conducting this work, Uncle Lance was the leader, and with the white element already enumerated, there were twelve to fifteen vaqueros included in the branding outfit.

Just wait until the branding was over and the fiestas of the Christmas season were on, and watch him dog her every step until he received her signal of surrender.

Dan Happersett was dispatched with the second bunch for branding, when we swung north to Mr.

As a five-year-old, and naked as the day he was born, had he not ridden a colt at branding time, twice around the big corral without being thrown?

Only the year before at branding, when an infuriated bull had driven every vaquero out of the corrals, did not Enrique mount his horse, and, after baiting the bull out into the open, play with him like a kitten with a mouse?