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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
                  • The teacher read out the names of the students who had passed the exam.
                  • Functions should use matching variable names for tramp data to improve readability.
                  • Some years later, this “obscure quack” attained permanent nonobscurity when the procedure bearing his name became world famous, saving many lives.
                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
                  • 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.
                  • A person is born into their skin group and thus, in addition to a personal name, shares with other relatives who are similarly classified, a skin name.
                  • In its elongated form, the shen ring became the cartouche which enclosed and protected a royal 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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