Incorrect spelling

lable

Incorrect spelling, explaination: lable is a common misspelling, as the word has similar pronunciation as table or stable. The word, however, derives from Middle English French-loanword labelle and this is the source for its spelling: label.


Correct spelling

label

Correct spelling, explaination: this spelling is correct as it comes from Anglo-French labelle, ribbon. The word is correctly pronounced ley-behl [(leɪbəl)], similarly to table, which may cause mistakes in spelling. However in this case the correct form is label, not lable.

Definition of label:
1. noun, a piece of plastic or paper that describes the thing it is attached to, for example medicine or piece of clothing
Label says this shirt should be dry-washed.
I didn’t read the label on this syrup and I took too much.
2. verb, to give a label; to be described on a label; also: about people, to give stereotype
This substance is labelled as poison.
If a girl isn’t very feminine she is usually labelled as tomboy.