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names, plural;
  1. (of a person or commercial product) Having a name that is widely known
    • - countless specialized name brands geared to niche markets
  1. Give a name to
    • - hundreds of diseases had not yet been isolated or named
    • - she named the child Edward
  2. Identify by name; give the correct name for
    • - the dead man has been named as John Mackintosh
  3. Give a particular title or epithet to
    • - she was named “Artist of the Decade.”
  4. Appoint (someone) to a particular position or task
    • - he was named to head a joint UN–OAS diplomatic effort
  5. Mention or cite by name
    • - the sea is as crystal clear as any spot in the Caribbean you might care to name
  6. Specify (an amount, time, or place) as something desired, suggested, or decided on
    • - he showed them the picture and named a price
  1. A word or set of words by which a person, animal, place, or thing is known, addressed, or referred to
    • - my name is Parsons, John Parsons
    • - Köln is the German name for Cologne
  2. Someone or something regarded as existing merely as a word and lacking substance or reality
    • - he was still simply a name in a gossip column
  3. A famous person
    • - as usual, the big race will lure the top names
  4. A reputation, esp. a good one
    • - he set up a school that gained a name for excellence

  1. a language unit by which a person or thing is known; "his name really is George Washington"; "those are two names for the same thing"
  2. assign a specified (usually proper) proper name to; "They named their son David"; "The new school was named after the famous Civil Rights leader"
  3. a person's reputation; "he wanted to protect his good name"
  4. give the name or identifying characteristics of; refer to by name or some other identifying characteristic property; "Many senators were named in connection with the scandal"; "The almanac identifies the auspicious months"
  5. charge with a function; charge to be; "She was named Head of the Committee"; "She was made president of the club"
  6. family based on male descent; "he had no sons and there was no one to carry on his name"
  7. A name is a label for a noun, normally used to distinguish one from another. Names can identify a class or category of things, or a single thing, either uniquely, or within a given context. ...
  8. The domain name "name" is a generic top-level domain (gTLD) in the Domain Name System of the Internet. It is intended for use by individuals for representation of their personal names, nicknames, screen names, pseudonyms, or other types of identification labels.
  9. Yam is the common name for some species in the genus Dioscorea (family Dioscoreaceae). These are perennial herbaceous vines cultivated for the consumption of their starchy tubers in Africa, Asia, Latin America and Oceania. There are many cultivars of yam.
  10. An identifier is a unique expression in a written format either by a code, by numbers or by the combination of both to distinguish variations from one to another among a class of substances, items, or objects. ...
  11. A naming scheme is a plan for naming objects. In computing, naming schemes are often used for objects connected into computer networks.
  12. The NAME atmospheric pollution dispersion model , Met Office Scientific Advisory Committee (MOSAC), November 11-12, 2004 , 3rd Quarter, 1996, December 2000 was first developed by the UK's Met Office in 1986 after the nuclear accident at Chernobyl, which demonstrated the need for a method that ...
  13. Any nounal word or phrase which indicates a particular person, place, class, or thing; Reputation; A unique identifier, generally a string of characters; An investor in Lloyds of London bearing unlimited liability; To give a name to; To mention, specify; To identify as relevant or important; ...
  14. (named) Having a name
  15. (namely) Especially, above all; Specifically; that is to say
  16. (named) Internet domain name server.
  17. (Names) Jewish children are ordinarily given a formal Hebrew name to be used for religious purposes.  See Naming a Child.
  18. (3.4.1. Names) Rock and mineral names present a substantive topic requiring an extended study in and of themselves, and are not presented in this paper.  As an example, the element iron is ferrum in Latin and sideros in Greek, resulting in the mineral siderite (iron carbonate). ...
  19. (NAMES) The Prophet Muhammad (SAW) recommended that Muslims should be selective in the names of their children as part of the identity of a Muslim. He recommended that the most beautiful names are those which give servitude or praise to Allah. ...
  20. (NAMES) Your feelings for the person, place or thing associated with the name. Also, wordplay in the name could suggest something else / Making a statement or declaration; something that fits you perfectly; being judgmental, disloyal or abusive; acting on behalf of a greater cause (in the name ...
  21. (Names (Fake Band)) Over the years, the Old 97’s have held “secret shows” where they were billed under fake band names. Among them, “Satellite Riders,” the “Very Soft Boys” (billed as the “V.S.B. ...
  22. (Names) A written directory given out each year that includes all of the information in Faces except pictures. It also includes phone numbers for contact persons, Campus Safety, and department heads.
  23. (Names) Alfandra is  land of Many, many names. Just a few are listed in this Dictionary, because there are too many of them! Weyrlady is keeping track on her website here, and the count is currently 50 and rising...
  24. (Names) For example, the name of a certain feature/module should remain constant throughout the document.
  25. (Names) Individuals of Lloyds of London who join together in syndicates to underwrite insurance business. Their liability is usually unlimited and therefore all their personal wealth is at risk however, there are now schemes for limiting this.