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Definitions of name

  1. To give a special term or title to; nominate; specify; mention by a title. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  2. To give a name to: to designate: to speak of by name: to nominate. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  3. To give a name to; designate by name. Without a name; obscure. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  4. To give a name to; call by name; nominate. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  5. make reference to; "His name was mentioned in connection with the invention" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  6. identify as in botany or biology, for example Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  7. give the name or identifying characteristics of; refer to by name or some other identifying characteristic property; "Many senators were named in connection with the scandal"; "The almanac identifies the auspicious months" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  8. give or make a list of; name individually; give the names of; "List the states west of the Mississippi" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  9. assign a specified, proper name to; "They named their son David"; "The new school was named after the famous Civil Rights leader" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  10. To give an appellation to; to speak of by name; to mention; to designate. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  11. To designate or point out by some title; to mention; to specify; to call. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  12. family based on male descent; "he had no sons and there was no one to carry on his name" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  13. by the sanction or authority of; "halt in the name of the law" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  14. a language unit by which a person or thing is known; "his name really is George Washington"; "those are two names for the same thing" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  15. The title by which any person or thing is known or designated; a distinctive specific appellation, whether of an individual or a class. Webster Dictionary DB
  16. A descriptive or qualifying appellation given to a person or thing, on account of a character or acts. Webster Dictionary DB
  17. Reputed character; reputation, good or bad; estimation; fame; especially, illustrious character or fame; honorable estimation; distinction. Webster Dictionary DB
  18. Those of a certain name; a race; a family. Webster Dictionary DB
  19. A person, an individual. Webster Dictionary DB
  20. To mention by name; to utter or publish the name of; to refer to by distinctive title; to mention. Webster Dictionary DB
  21. To designate by name or specifically for any purpose; to nominate; to specify; to appoint; as, to name a day for the wedding. Webster Dictionary DB
  22. To designate (a member) by name, as the Speaker does by way of reprimand. Webster Dictionary DB
  23. The term or title by which a person or thing is called or known; designation; character; reputation; fame; ownership; as, to hold property in one's own name. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  24. That by which a person or thing is known or called: a designation: reputed character: reputation: fame: celebrity: remembrance: a race or family: appearance: authority: behalf: assumed character of another: (gram.) a noun. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  25. NAMER. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  26. That by which a person or thing is called; title; reputation; behalf. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  27. The word by which a person or thing is called or known; title; reputation. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  28. That by which a person or a thing is called and distinguished; the discriminative appellation of an individual; reputation; renown; appearance or profession; behalf; family; a noun. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  29. That by which a person or thing is called or designated; reputation; character; that which is commonly said of a person; a person; renown; fame; memory; a race or family. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  30. mention and identify by name; "name your accomplices!" Wordnet Dictionary DB

Usage examples for name

  1. So I know your name – Half-Past Bedtime by H. H. Bashford
  2. And her name is Arsinoe? – The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers by Georg Ebers
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