Definition of Name

1. Noun. A language unit by which a person or thing is known. "Those are two names for the same thing"




2. Verb. Assign a specified (usually proper) proper name to. "They name him "Bobby""; "The new school was named after the famous Civil Rights leader"
Exact synonyms: Call
Related verbs: Call, Address, Call
Specialized synonyms: Baptise, Baptize, Christen, Refer, Style, Title, Dub, Nickname, Rename, Entitle, Title, Term, Tag
Generic synonyms: Label
Derivative terms: Namer, Naming

3. Noun. A person's reputation. "He wanted to protect his good name"
Generic synonyms: Reputation, Repute

4. Verb. Give the name or identifying characteristics of; refer to by name or some other identifying characteristic property. "The almanac identifies the auspicious months"
Exact synonyms: Identify
Generic synonyms: Denote, Refer
Specialized synonyms: Enumerate, Itemise, Itemize, Recite, List, Number, Announce
Derivative terms: Identification, Identification, Identification, Identity, Naming

5. Noun. Family based on male descent. "He had no sons and there was no one to carry on his name"
Exact synonyms: Gens
Generic synonyms: Family, Family Line, Folk, Kinfolk, Kinsfolk, Phratry, Sept

6. Verb. Charge with a function; charge to be. "They name him to write the letter"; "She was made president of the club"
Exact synonyms: Make, Nominate
Specialized synonyms: Rename
Generic synonyms: Appoint, Charge
Derivative terms: Naming, Nomination, Nominative

7. Noun. A well-known or notable person. "She is an important figure in modern music"

8. Verb. Create and charge with a task or function. "Nominate a committee"
Exact synonyms: Appoint, Constitute, Nominate
Generic synonyms: Constitute, Establish, Found, Institute, Plant
Specialized synonyms: Pack, Co-opt
Derivative terms: Appointee, Appointee, Appointive, Appointive, Naming, Nomination, Nominative

9. Noun. By the sanction or authority of. "Halt in the name of the law"
Generic synonyms: Sanction

10. Verb. Mention and identify by name. "Name your accomplices!"
Generic synonyms: Define, Determine, Fix, Limit, Set, Specify
Derivative terms: Naming

11. Noun. A defamatory or abusive word or phrase.
Exact synonyms: Epithet
Generic synonyms: Calumniation, Calumny, Defamation, Hatchet Job, Obloquy, Traducement
Specialized synonyms: Smear Word

12. Verb. Make reference to. "His name was mentioned in connection with the invention"

13. Verb. Identify as in botany or biology, for example.

14. Verb. Give or make a list of; name individually; give the names of. "List the states west of the Mississippi"
Exact synonyms: List
Generic synonyms: Enumerate, Itemise, Itemize, Recite
Derivative terms: List, Lister, Listing, Listing

15. Verb. Determine or distinguish the nature of a problem or an illness through a diagnostic analysis.
Exact synonyms: Diagnose
Generic synonyms: Analyse, Analyze, Canvas, Canvass, Examine, Study
Specialized synonyms: Explore
Derivative terms: Diagnosing, Diagnosis

Definition of Name

1. n. The title by which any person or thing is known or designated; a distinctive specific appellation, whether of an individual or a class.

2. v. t. To give a distinctive name or appellation to; to entitle; to denominate; to style; to call.

Definition of Name

1. Proper noun. (abbreviation of North American English) ¹

2. Noun. Any nounal word or phrase which indicates a particular person, place, class, or thing. ¹

3. Noun. Reputation. ¹

4. Noun. A person (or legal person). ¹

5. Noun. (computing) A unique identifier, generally a string of characters. ¹

6. Noun. An investor in Lloyds of London bearing unlimited liability. ¹

7. Verb. (transitive) To give a name to. ¹

8. Verb. (transitive) To mention, specify. ¹

9. Verb. (transitive) To identify as relevant or important ¹

10. Verb. (transitive) To publicly implicate. ¹

11. Verb. (transitive) To designate for a role. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Name

1. to give a title to [v NAMED, NAMING, NAMES] : NAMABLE, NAMEABLE [adj]

Medical Definition of Name

1. Acronym for nevi, atrial myxoma, myxoid neurofibromas, and ephilides. See: NAME syndrome. (05 Mar 2000)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Name

NAS
NASA
NASBA
NASCAR
NASDAQ
NASM
NASTRAN
NASW
NAT
NATO
NATO phonetic alphabet
NATO reporting name
NAV
NAWCWPNS
NAY
NAmE
NB
NBA
NBAer
NBC
NBD
NBDL
NBER
NBG
NBN
NBSP
NBT
NBTV
NC
NC-17

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