name

phonetic symbol: / néɪm / 

name - English Dictionary

[ noun ]
■ by the sanction or authority of
e.g.)
・halt in the name of the law

[ noun ]
■ a language unit by which a person or thing is known
e.g.)
・his name really is George Washington
・those are two names for the same thing

[ noun ]
■ a defamatory or abusive word or phrase
epithet

[ noun ]
■ family based on male descent
e.g.)
・he had no sons and there was no one to carry on his name
gens

[ noun ]
■ a well-known or notable person
e.g.)
・they studied all the great names in the history of France
figure , public figure

[ noun ]
■ a person's reputation
e.g.)
・he wanted to protect his good name

[ verb ]
■ determine or distinguish the nature of a problem or an illness through a diagnostic analysis
diagnose

[ verb ]
■ identify as in botany or biology, for example
describe , discover , distinguish , identify , key , key out

[ verb ]
■ give or make a list of
■ name individually
■ give the names of
list

[ verb ]
■ mention and identify by name
e.g.)
・name your accomplices!

[ verb ]
■ make reference to
e.g.)
・His name was mentioned in connection with the invention
advert , bring up , cite , mention , refer

[ verb ]
■ give the name or identifying characteristics of
■ refer to by name or some other identifying characteristic property
e.g.)
・Many senators were named in connection with the scandal
identify

[ verb ]
■ assign a specified (usually proper) proper name to
e.g.)
・They named their son David
・The new school was named after the famous Civil Rights leader
call

[ verb ]
■ create and charge with a task or function
appoint , constitute , nominate

[ verb ]
■ charge with a function
■ charge to be
e.g.)
・She was named Head of the Committee
make , nominate

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