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Synonyms for name

Synonyms for name

the word or words by which one is called and identified

public estimation of someone

to refer to by name

to describe with a word or term

to select for an office or position

Synonyms for name

a person's reputation

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family based on male descent

a well-known or notable person

by the sanction or authority of

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a defamatory or abusive word or phrase

assign a specified (usually proper) proper name to

give the name or identifying characteristics of

charge with a function

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create and charge with a task or function

mention and identify by name

identify as in botany or biology, for example

give or make a list of

determine or distinguish the nature of a problem or an illness through a diagnostic analysis

References in classic literature ?
Yet on a quiet night with no wind among the trees, often and often had he whispered to Nalasu, by whiff-whuff of name, from a hundred feet away.
I was in a good deal of trouble, but I believed I could worry through if she wouldn't ask me to name any more children.
With this apology, Mercury directs a scornful and indignant look at the young man of the name of Guppy which plainly says, "What do you come calling here for and getting ME into a row?
The names begin to appear fast and furiously, flashing from legal page to legal page and in a flash vanishing.
After the coming of freedom there were two points upon which practically all the people on our place were agreed, and I found that this was generally true throughout the South: that they must change their names, and that they must leave the old plantation for at least a few days or weeks in order that they might really feel sure that they were free.
What's the use of their having names the Gnat said, 'if they won't answer to them?
But you cried in his ear a name--the name of Baleka, your sister --and he died.
They ask my name, I cannot give it, since my parents abandoned me.
Then you must know what her name was as a young girl.
All I know, unless you enlighten me, is that your son has married me under a name that is not his own.
Still there is so much obscurity in the Indian traditions, and so much confusion in the Indian names, as to render some explanation useful.
5) The Greeks feared to name Pluto directly and mentioned him by one of many descriptive titles, such as `Host of Many': compare the Christian use of O DIABOLOS or our `Evil One'.
AVERIL was so real to me that no matter what other name I tried to give her I just thought of her as AVERIL behind it all.
said Mr Boffin, with a wave of his hand, as the office door was opened by the dismal boy, whose appropriate name was Blight.
I have been conscious all the way along through this pilgrimage of its inevitable vagueness of direction, of my need of something definite, some place, some name, anything at all, however slight, which I might associate, if only for a time, with the object of my quest, a definite something to seek, a definite goal for my feet.