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name meaning

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  • A name is a word or term used for identification. Caution must be exercised when translating,
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  • NounPLnames
    1. Any nounal word or phrase which indicates a particular person, place, class, or thing.
      1. Reputation.
        1. An abusive or insulting epithet.
          1. Stop calling me names! ‎
        2. A person (or legal person).
          1. Those of a certain name; a race; a family.
            1. (computing) A unique identifier, generally a string of characters.
              1. An investor in Lloyds of London bearing unlimited liability.
              2. VerbSGnamesPRnamingPT, PPnamed
                1. VT To give a name to.
                  1. A chap named Eleazir Kendrick and I had chummed in together the summer afore and built a fish-weir and shanty at Setuckit Point, down Orham way. For a spell we done pretty well.
                2. VT To mention, specify.
                  1. He named his demands. ‎
                  2. You name it! ‎
                3. VT To identify as relevant or important.
                  1. naming the problem ‎
                4. VT To publicly implicate.
                  1. The painter was named as an accomplice. ‎
                5. VT To designate for a role.
                  1. My neighbor was named to the steering committee. ‎
              3. More Examples
                1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
                  • Him, for his exploits exc'ellent to reward, God gave in shortest space a gallant son, whose arm to 'noble and enfame was fain the warlike name of Lusitania's reign.
                  • The best-characterized yeast prionogenic proteins are Sup35 and Ure2p, which, in their aggregated state, form two cytosolic inheritable elements named PSI+ and URE3, respectively.
                  • Beating up on shitpuddles like you is comparable to a basic food group in alt.peeves, and you're just a name at the end of the list.
                2. Used in the Beginning of Sentence
                  • Names of this sort, theophorous or basilophorous, were regularly given to foreigners residing in Egypt from the New Kingdom onwards, if not earlier; even Joseph was no exception.
                3. Used in the Ending of Sentence
                  • As soon as I straighten out which of the twins is which, I'll start calling them by their names.
                  • Soapberries are rich enough in saponin to be used as soap substitute, hence their name.
                  • Conceived in that journey, I was born in space. A child so birthed in desolations, homeless between yestermorrow and noon's midnight must have a proper name.

              Meaning of name for the defined word.

              Grammatically, this word "name" is a noun, more specifically, a countable noun. It's also a verb, more specifically, a transitive verb.
              • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
                1. Nouns
                  • Countable nouns
                  • Verbs
                    • Transitive verbs
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