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names meaning

EN[neɪmz]
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  • NounBFname
    1. plural of name.
    2. VerbBFnamePRnamingPT, PPnamed
      1. third-person singular simple present indicative form of name.
      2. More Examples
        1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
          • Subaru named it after the New York zip code Tribeca — a syllabic abbreviation of “Triangle Below Canal Street” — not so much to connote wealth and glamour
          • The New Jersey barrier became the most widely used and gave its name to the generic barrier type.
          • ... portrait of a gentleman bent on reforming the world — a Utopographer, the author calls him —by name Mr. Sempack.
        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
          • In its elongated form, the shen ring became the cartouche which enclosed and protected a royal name.
          • As soon as I straighten out which of the twins is which, I'll start calling them by their names.
          • Although he was found innocent, the allegations had tarred his name.

      Meaning of names for the defined word.

      Grammatically, this word "names" is a noun, more specifically, a noun form. It's also a verb, more specifically, a verb form.
      • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
        1. Nouns
          • Noun forms
            • Noun plural forms
          • Verbs
            • Verb forms
              • Verb singular forms
                • Third-person singular forms
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