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KK Pronunciation

〔 nem 〕


〔 neim 〕

Overview of noun name

The noun name has 6 senses

  • name -- (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")

  • name -- (a person's reputation; "he wanted to protect his good name")

  • name, gens -- (family based on male descent; "he had no sons and there was no one to carry on his name")

  • name, figure, public figure -- (a well-known or notable person; "they studied all the great names in the history of France"; "she is an important figure in modern music")

  • name -- (by the sanction or authority of; "halt in the name of the law")

  • name, epithet -- (a defamatory or abusive word or phrase)

Overview of verb name

The verb name has 9 senses

  • name, call -- (assign a specified (usually proper) proper name to; "They named their son David"; "The new school was named after the famous Civil Rights leader")

  • name, identify -- (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")

  • name, nominate, make -- (charge with a function; charge to be; "She was named Head of the Committee"; "She was made president of the club")

  • appoint, name, nominate, constitute -- (create and charge with a task or function; "nominate a committee")

  • name -- (mention and identify by name; "name your accomplices!")

  • mention, advert, bring up, cite, name, refer -- (make reference to; "His name was mentioned in connection with the invention")

  • identify, discover, key, key out, distinguish, describe, name -- (identify as in botany or biology, for example)

  • list, name -- (give or make a list of; name individually; give the names of; "List the states west of the Mississippi")

  • diagnose, name -- (determine or distinguish the nature of a problem or an illness through a diagnostic analysis)