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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.
My name is Lacey-Thomas Tilman Lacey of Chicago.
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.
Thy name is a good name; well-being may follow thee.
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.
The girl David saved had told him her own name, and had given him the name of the hotel at which she was staying.
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.
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.
In the name of God, be it so.
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.
In the morning there was a horror upon me, for which there is no name.
Bismillah-In the name of God.
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.
It was a Spanish saddle, with ponderous 'tapidaros', and furnished with the ungainly sole-leather covering with the unspellable name.
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.
We put our names to it and tried to feel that our fortunes were made.
We prospected and took up new claims, put "notices" on them and gave them grandiloquent names.
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.
Then Sir, says she, I presume your Name's _Brightwell_.
I told 'em _Preston_; for I was acquainted with the Names of the chief Towns there.

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.