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Definition of name
- Name n
- 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"
- By the sanction or authority of; "halt in the name of the law"
- A person's reputation; "he wanted to protect his good name"
- A well-known or notable person; "they studied all the great names in the history of France"; "she is an important figure in modern music" [syn: {figure}, {public figure}]
- Family based on male descent; "he had no sons and there was no one to carry on his name" [syn: {gens}]
- A defamatory or abusive word or phrase; "sticks and stones may break my bones but names can never hurt me" [syn: {epithet}] v
- Assign a specified, proper name to; "They named their son David"; "The new school was named after the famous Civil Rights leader" [syn: {call}]
- 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" [syn: {identify}]
- Charge with a function; charge to be; "She was named Head of the Committee"; "She was made president of the club" [syn: {nominate}, {make}]
- Create and charge with a task or function; "nominate a committee" [syn: {appoint}, {nominate}, {constitute}]
- Mention and identify by name; "name your accomplices!"
- Identify as in botany or biology, for example [syn: {identify}, {discover}, {key}, {key out}, {distinguish}, {describe}]
- Make reference to; "His name was mentioned in connection with the invention" [syn: {mention}, {advert}, {bring up}, {cite}, {refer}]
- Give or make a list of; name individually; give the names of; "List the states west of the Mississippi" [syn: {list}]
- Determine or distinguish the nature of a problem or an illness through a diagnostic analysis [syn: {diagnose}]
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