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Definition of "name":

noun: by the sanction or authority of

"halt in the name of the law"


noun: a language unit by which a person or thing is known

"his name really is George Washington"


noun: a defamatory or abusive word or phrase


noun: family based on male descent

"he had no sons and there was no one to carry on his name"


noun: a well-known or notable person

"they studied all the great names in the history of France"


noun: a person's reputation

"he wanted to protect his good name"


verb: determine or distinguish the nature of a problem or an illness through a diagnostic analysis


verb: identify as in botany or biology, for example


verb: give or make a list of; name individually; give the names of


verb: mention and identify by name

"name your accomplices!"


verb: make reference to

"His name was mentioned in connection with the invention"


verb: 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"


verb: assign a specified (usually proper) proper name to

"They named their son David"


verb: create and charge with a task or function


verb: charge with a function; charge to be

"She was named Head of the Committee"



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