assumed name


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Synonyms for assumed name

a name that has been assumed temporarily

Related Words

(law) a name under which a corporation conducts business that is not the legal name of the corporation as shown in its articles of incorporation

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When a man chooses to hide his identity behind an assumed name," he said, looking straight into Gahan's eyes, "whatever friend pierces the deception were no friend if he divulged the other's secret.
Bill was not by nature a plotter, but the mere fact of travelling under an assumed name had developed a streak of wariness in him.
In a small English country town, the inhabitants of which supported themselves by the labour of their hands in plaiting and preparing straw for those who made bonnets and other articles of dress and ornament from that material,--concealed under an assumed name, and living in a quiet poverty which knew no change, no pleasures, and few cares but that of struggling on from day to day in one great toil for bread,--dwelt Barnaby and his mother.
He told me that he was travelling on business of a delicate and difficult nature, which might get people into trouble, and that he was therefore travelling under an assumed name.
There were moments, indeed, at night, when, lying sleepless in his own delicately scented chamber, or in the sordid room of the little ill-famed tavern near the docks which, under an assumed name and in disguise, it was his habit to frequent, he would think of the ruin he had brought upon his soul with a pity that was all the more poignant because it was purely selfish.
said Ulrica, for we may now lay aside her assumed name of Urfried; ``thou art then the true Saxon report speaks thee
But rather than my wife should know--that the mother whom she was taught to consider as dead, the mother whom she has mourned as dead, is living--a divorced woman, going about under an assumed name, a bad woman preying upon life, as I know you now to be--rather than that, I was ready to supply you with money to pay bill after bill, extravagance after extravagance, to risk what occurred yesterday, the first quarrel I have ever had with my wife.
Natalie wrote a few lines (addressed to Launce in his assumed name at his lodgings in the village) inclosing Lady Winwood's telegram, and entreating him to do nothing rash.
Whenever the doctor had called his guest by his assumed name, the latter had been unable for some time past to suppress a slight grimace.
Philander and Gustavus, after having raised their reputation by their Performances in the Theatrical Line at Edinburgh, removed to Covent Garden, where they still exhibit under the assumed names of LUVIS and QUICK.
Therefore your lordship may suppose they are only assumed names," said Athos.
He afterward looked on this experience as a spiritual new birth, and describes it under assumed names at the end of the great chapter in 'Sartor Resartus' on 'The Everlasting No.
Summary: One Fallujah resident, speaking to Asharq Al-Awsat under the assumed name of Abu Hamam, said that although Iraqi forces have liberated other areas of Anbar from ISIS control, including parts of the provincial capital Ramadi, Baghdad does not appear serious about retaking Fallujah at this time.
She was discovered on December 14 staying under an assumed name at a hotel in Harrogate but had no recollection of how she got there.
A BLACK Country footballer who broke a referee's nose in a violent confrontation was playing under an assumed name after stealing another player's identity, the Sunday Mercury can reveal.