name (Meaning)

Wordnet

name (n)

a language unit by which a person or thing is known

a person's reputation

family based on male descent

a well-known or notable person

by the sanction or authority of

a defamatory or abusive word or phrase

Wordnet

name (v)

assign a specified (usually proper) proper name to

give the name or identifying characteristics of; refer to by name or some other identifying characteristic property

charge with a function; charge to be

create and charge with a task or function

mention and identify by name

make reference to

identify as in botany or biology, for example

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

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

Webster

name (n.)

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

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

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

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

A person, an individual.

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

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

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

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

name Sentence Examples

  1. The child's name evoked memories of his grandfather.
  2. The students anxiously awaited their name to be called for the exam.
  3. The painting bore the famous artist's name in the corner.
  4. The author's name was withheld as part of the contest rules.
  5. The actress had changed her name to distance herself from her past.
  6. The song's melody carried the songwriter's name through the airwaves.
  7. The city streets were adorned with signs bearing the names of their founders.
  8. The professor's name was synonymous with brilliance in the field of linguistics.
  9. The dog responded enthusiastically when its name was called.
  10. The mother whispered her baby's name as she sang a gentle lullaby.

FAQs About the word name

a language unit by which a person or thing is known, a person's reputation, family based on male descent, a well-known or notable person, by the sanction or aut

surname, title, nickname,moniker, nomenclature, denomination, banner,pseudonym, cognomen, appellative

compliment, commendation, praise, commendation, applause, applause, praise, compliment, accolade, accolade

The child's name evoked memories of his grandfather.

The students anxiously awaited their name to be called for the exam.

The painting bore the famous artist's name in the corner.

The author's name was withheld as part of the contest rules.