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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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