name


name
name [nām]
n.
[ME < OE nama, akin to Ger name < IE base * (o)nomṇ > L nomen, Gr onoma, onyma]
1. a word or phrase by which a person, thing, or class of things is known, called, or spoken to or of; appellation; title
2. a word or words expressing some quality considered characteristic or descriptive of a person or thing, often showing approval or disapproval; epithet
3. the sacred designation of a deity [His ineffable name]
4.
a) fame, reputation, or character [a good name]
b) good reputation
5. a family or clan [the last of his name]
6. appearance only, not reality; semblance [chief in name only]
7. a distinguished or famous person [the greatest name in science]
adj.
1. having a good reputation; well-known [a name brand]
2. carrying a name [a name tag]
vt.
named, naming
1. to give a name or title to; entitle; style
2. to designate, mention, or refer to by name
3. to identify by the right name [name all the oceans]
4. to nominate or appoint to a post, situation, or office
5. to set or fix; specify (a date, price, etc.)
6. to speak about; mention
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call names
to speak of or to in an abusive manner
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in the name of
1. in appeal or reference to
2. by the authority of; as the representative of
3. as belonging to
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know only by name
to be familiar with the name of but not know personally
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name names
to identify specific persons, esp. as doing wrong
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to one's name
belonging to one
nameable
adj.
namable
namer
n.

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