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Your name is what you are called: Bill or Jennifer or whatever. Parents name their children, and children name their pets.

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To give a distinctive name or appellation to; to entitle; to denominate; to style; to call.

Noun
by the sanction or authority of; "halt in the name of the law"

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a language unit by which a person or thing is known; "his name really is George Washington"; "those are two names for the same thing"

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a defamatory or abusive word or phrase; "sticks and stones may break my bones but names can never hurt me"

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family based on male descent; "he had no sons and there was no one to carry on his name"

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a well-known or notable person; "they studied all the great names in the history of France"; "she is an important figure in modern music"

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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

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identify as in botany or biology, for example

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give or make a list of; name individually; give the names of; "List the states west of the Mississippi"

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mention and identify by name; "name your accomplices!"

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make reference to; "His name was mentioned in connection with the invention"

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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"; "The almanac identifies the auspicious months"

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assign a specified, proper name to; "They named their son David"; "The new school was named after the famous Civil Rights leader"

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create and charge with a task or function; "nominate a committee"

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charge with a function; charge to be; "She was named Head of the Committee"; "She was made president of the club"


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The title by which any person or thing is known or designated; a distinctive specific appellation, whether of an individual or a class.

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A descriptive or qualifying appellation given to a person or thing, on account of a character or acts.

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Reputed character; reputation, good or bad; estimation; fame; especially, illustrious character or fame; honorable estimation; distinction.

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Those of a certain name; a race; a family.

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A person, an individual.

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To give a distinctive name or appellation to; to entitle; to denominate; to style; to call.

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To mention by name; to utter or publish the name of; to refer to by distinctive title; to mention.

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To designate by name or specifically for any purpose; to nominate; to specify; to appoint; as, to name a day for the wedding.

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To designate (a member) by name, as the Speaker does by way of reprimand.


Name

Name , v. t. [imp. & p. p. Named ; 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.
She named the child Ichabod.
Thus was the building left Ridiculous, and the work Confusion named.
2. To mention by name; to utter or publish the name of; to refer to by distinctive title; to mention.
None named thee but to praise.
Old Yew, which graspest at the stones That name the underlying dead.
3. To designate by name or specifically for any purpose; to nominate; to specify; to appoint; as, to name a day for the wedding.
Whom late you have named for consul.
4. (House of Commons) To designate (a member) by name, as the Speaker does by way of reprimand. Syn. -- To denominate; style; term; call; mention; specify; designate; nominate.

To give a distinctive name or appellation to; to entitle; to denominate; to style; to call.

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Usage Examples

A leader does not deserve the name unless he is willing occasionally to stand alone.

Artschwager's art always involves looking closely at surfaces, questions what an object is, wants to make you forget the name of the thing you're looking at so that it might mushroom in your mind into something that triggers unexpected infinities.

A good character is the best tombstone. Those who loved you and were helped by you will remember you when forget-me-nots have withered. Carve your name on hearts, not on marble.

A car to pick me up every day, a chair with my name on it, everybody being very polite... what can you do except sit back and watch it all, try to take it all in?

And what is liberty, whose very name makes the heart beat faster and shakes the world? Is it not the union of all liberties - liberty of conscience, of education, of association, of the press, of travel, or labor, or trade?

'Pure experience' is the name I gave to the immediate flux of life which furnishes the material to our later reflection with its conceptual categories.

And to me, fame is not a positive thing. The idea of being famous is a lot better than the reality. It's fantastic when you go to premieres and people cheer you, but it's not real. And it's totally not my approach to get my name on a club door just because I can.

Misspelled Form

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Other Usage Examples

Always end the name of your child with a vowel, so that when you yell the name will carry.

'Hello my name is the Republican Party and I got a problem. I'm addicted to spending and big government.' I'd like one of them just to stand up and say that.

Aggression is simply another name for government.

A good education is another name for happiness.

All my life, my heart has yearned for a thing I cannot name.

Always it gave me a pang that my children had no lawful claim to a name.

A poet's work is to name the unnameable, to point at frauds, to take sides, start arguments, shape the world, and stop it going to sleep.

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