Name in a sentence

The word "name" in a example sentences. Learn the definition of name and how to use it in a sentence.

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Definition of Name

  • The title by which any person or thing is known or designated; a distinctive specific appellation, whether of an individual or a class.
  • A descriptive or qualifying appellation given to a person or thing, on account of a character or acts.
  • Reputed character; reputation, good or bad; estimation; fame; especially, illustrious character or fame; honorable estimation; distinction.
  • Those of a certain name; a race; a family.
  • A person, an individual.
  • To give a distinctive name or appellation to; to entitle; to denominate; to style; to call.
  • To mention by name; to utter or publish the name of; to refer to by distinctive title; to mention.
  • To designate by name or specifically for any purpose; to nominate; to specify; to appoint; as, to name a day for the wedding; to name someone as ambassador.
  • To designate (a member) by name, as the Speaker does by way of reprimand.
  • by the sanction or authority of
  • a language unit by which a person or thing is known
  • a defamatory or abusive word or phrase
  • family based on male descent
  • a well-known or notable person
  • a person's reputation
  • determine or distinguish the nature of a problem or an illness through a diagnostic analysis
  • identify as in botany or biology, for example
  • give or make a list of; name individually; give the names of
  • mention and identify by name
  • make reference to
  • give the name or identifying characteristics of; refer to by name or some other identifying characteristic property
  • assign a specified (usually proper) proper name to
  • create and charge with a task or function
  • charge with a function; charge to be

How to use name in a sentence. Name pronunciation.

But I said coldly, and with what was near to anger, that he should link his name and fate with that of Luke Claridge: "Which of ye two goes first is God's will, and according to His wisdom.
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My name is Lacey-Thomas Tilman Lacey of Chicago.
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But you, Mr. Claridge, you clinch with the strong man at the top, and, down below, you've got as your partners the poor man, whose name is Legion.
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Thy name is a good name; well-being may follow thee.
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Then of David and the girl, and the dead body he had seen; of the escape of the girl, of David's return with Kaid-all exactly as it had happened, save that he did; not mention the name of the dead man.
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The girl David saved had told him her own name, and had given him the name of the hotel at which she was staying.
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So did I become what thou findest me and dost believe me-a tyrant, in whose name a thousand do evil things of which I neither hear nor know.
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A woman from without who sang to her-a singing girl, an al'mah-she trusted with the paper to warn thee, Effendina, in her name.
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In the name of God, be it so.
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And when, afterwards, he came to know the truth, and of her innocence, from the chief eunuch who with his last breath cleared her name, a terrible anger and despair had come upon him.
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In the morning there was a horror upon me, for which there is no name.
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Bismillah-In the name of God.
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The Secretary and I took quarters in the "ranch" of a worthy French lady by the name of Bridget O'Flannigan, a camp follower of his Excellency the Governor.
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It was a Spanish saddle, with ponderous 'tapidaros', and furnished with the ungainly sole-leather covering with the unspellable name.
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He made out the usual voucher, but signed no name to it-simply appended a note explaining that an Indian had done the work, and had done it in a very capable and satisfactory way, but could not sign the voucher owing to lack of ability in the necessary direction.
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We put our names to it and tried to feel that our fortunes were made.
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We prospected and took up new claims, put "notices" on them and gave them grandiloquent names.
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Your Father left you an Estate, but you are like to leave an Heir that will have nothing to inherit; and so will be an Heir only in Name.
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Then Sir, says she, I presume your Name's _Brightwell_.
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I told 'em _Preston_; for I was acquainted with the Names of the chief Towns there.
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Examples of Name

Example #1
For we are the last, Davy, the last of the Claridges.
Example #2
Yet his blue eyes looked kindly at me, and now he began to nod pleasantly.
Example #3
Father liked his wives from the original States; but I was born in Chicago.
Example #4
Parents, one Philadelphy, one New York, one Pawtucket-the Pawtucket one was the step-mother.
Example #5
If you get a fall out of the man at the top, you're solid with the Legion.
Example #6
One does the work and another gets paid-that's the way here.