Definition of Bename

1. v. t. To promise; to name.



Definition of Bename

1. Verb. (obsolete transitive) To swear on oath; to solemnly declare; promise; give. ¹

2. Verb. (transitive) To name; give a name (to); mention by name; nominate; denominate; call. ¹

3. Verb. (transitive) To name; call; style; describe as. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Bename

1. to name [v -NAMED, -NEMPT or -NEMPTED, -NAMING, -NAMES] - See also: name

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bename

bemuses
bemusing
bemusingly
bemuzzle
bemuzzled
bemuzzles
bemuzzling
ben
ben nut
ben oil
benactyzine
benactyzine hydrochloride
benadryls
bename (current term)
benamed
benames
benaming
benatoprazole
benauite
benavidesite
benazepril
benazeprilat
benben stone
benben stones
bench
bench-press
bench-warmer
bench-warmers

Literary usage of Bename

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1. Publications by Oxford Historical Society, Bostonian Society (1894)
"... of the manors of bename, Stratton, and the Isle of Scilly: 9 Feb. 1389 Rob. Tresilian was convicted in Parliament, the morrow of Purification anno 11 ..."

2. The Journal of English and Germanic Philology by Ill.) University of Illinois (Urbana (1919)
"... is, in like fashion, a coined past tense of Middle English bename to rhyme with contempt; and the sense also seems somewhat forced. ..."

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