name

[[t]neɪm[/t]]
n. v. named, nam•ing, adj.
1) a word or phrase by which a person or thing is designated
2) mere designation rather than fact:
a king in name only[/ex]
3) an often abusive descriptive epithet:
calling people names[/ex]
4)
a) reputation:
a bad name[/ex]
b) a reputation of distinction:
making a name for oneself[/ex]
5) a celebrity:
one of music's great names[/ex]
6) a clan; family
7) a word or symbol in logic that respresents an entity
8) rel (cap.) a symbol or vehicle of divinity:
Holy Name[/ex]
9) to give a name to; call:
to name a baby[/ex]
10)
a) to accuse by name:
named the thief[/ex]
b) to identify by name
11) to designate or nominate for duty or office
12) to specify:
Name your price[/ex]
13) famous; well-known:
a name author[/ex]
14) designed for or bearing a name:
name tags[/ex]
15) being used as the title of a collection or production:
the name piece in the anthology[/ex]
Etymology: bef. 900; OE nama, c. OFrisnama, OHGnamo; akin to ON nafn, L nōmen, Gk ónoma, OIr ainm, Czech jméno name′a•ble, nam′a•ble, adj. nam′er, n.

From formal English to slang. 2014.

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  • Name — (n[=a]m), n. [AS. nama; akin to D. naam, OS. & OHG. namo, G. name, Icel. nafn, for namn, Dan. navn, Sw. namn, Goth. nam[=o], L. nomen (perh. influenced by noscere, gnoscere, to learn to know), Gr. o mona, Scr. n[=a]man. [root]267. Cf. {Anonymous} …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • Name — (n[=a]m), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Named} (n[=a]md); p. pr. & vb. n. {Naming}.] [AS. namian. See {Name}, n.] 1. To give a distinctive name or appellation to; to entitle; to denominate; to style; to call. [1913 Webster] She named the child Ichabod. 1… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • .name — est un domaine de premier niveau générique restreint d Internet. Ce domaine est destiné aux individus réels ou fictifs qui peuvent s y inscrire au moyen de leurs prénoms, noms, pseudonymes et / ou autres identifiants. Aucune validation n est… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Ñame — es el nombre de varias plantas con tubérculos comestibles: Las plantas comestibles del género Dioscorea, principalmente Dioscorea alata y Dioscorea sculenta; también Colocasia esculenta (en las Islas Canarias). Oxalis tuberosa, también llamada… …   Wikipedia Español

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  • Name [2] — Name (orient.), 1) Schreiben, Urkunde; 2) als Buchtitel, so v.w. Spiegel, z.B. Schahname, Königsspiegel …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

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