Name Meaning

There are 15 meaning(s) for word Name

Name Meaning 1 : assign a specified (usually proper) proper name to

    Example : They named their son David,The new school was named after the famous Civil Rights leader

    Synonyms : be known as,  call,  know as
Name Meaning 2 : give or make a list of; name individually; give the names of

    Synonyms : list
Name Meaning 3 : give the name or identifying characteristics of; refer to by name or some other identifying characteristic property

    Example : Many senators were named in connection with the scandal

    Synonyms : identify
Name Meaning 4 : family based on male descent

    Example : he had no sons and there was no one to carry on his name

    Synonyms : gens
Name Meaning 5 : determine or distinguish the nature of a problem or an illness through a diagnostic analysis

    Synonyms : diagnose
Name Meaning 6 : charge with a function; charge to be

    Example : She was named Head of the Committee

    Synonyms : make,  nominate
Name Meaning 7 : identify as in botany or biology, for example

    Synonyms : describe,  discover,  distinguish,  identify,  key,  key out
Name Meaning 8 : a defamatory or abusive word or phrase

    Synonyms : epithet
Name Meaning 9 : a well-known or notable person

    Example : they studied all the great names in the history of France

    Synonyms : figure,  public figure
Name Meaning 10 : make reference to

    Example : His name was mentioned in connection with the invention

    Synonyms : advert,  bring up,  cite,  mention,  refer
Name Meaning 11 : create and charge with a task or function

    Synonyms : appoint,  constitute,  nominate
Name Meaning 12 : a language unit by which a person or thing is known

    Example : his name really is George Washington,those are two names for the same thing

Name Meaning 13 : a person's reputation

    Example : he wanted to protect his good name

Name Meaning 14 : by the sanction or authority of

    Example : halt in the name of the law

Name Meaning 15 : mention and identify by name

    Example : name your accomplices!

How to Pronounce Name

  • neɪm