1. A language unit by which a person or thing is known (synset 106344646)
    "his name really is George Washington"; "those are two names for the same thing"
  2. A person's reputation (synset 114462254)
    "he wanted to protect his good name"
  3. Family based on male descent (synset 107988726)
    "he had no sons and there was no one to carry on his name"
  4. A well-known or notable person (synset 110364174)
    "they studied all the great names in the history of France"; "she is an important figure in modern music"
  5. By the sanction or authority of (synset 101141957)
    "halt in the name of the law"
  6. A defamatory or abusive word or phrase (synset 106733713)
  1. Assign a specified (usually proper) proper name to (synset 201030757)
    "They named their son David"; "The new school was named after the famous Civil Rights leader"
  2. Give the name or identifying characteristics of;
    Refer to by name or some other identifying characteristic property (synset 201028104)
    "Many senators were named in connection with the scandal"; "The almanac identifies the auspicious months"
  3. Charge with a function;
    Charge to be (synset 202401858)
    "She was named Head of the Committee"; "She was made president of the club"
  4. Create and charge with a task or function (synset 202401347)
    "nominate a committee"
  5. Mention and identify by name (synset 200949471)
    "name your accomplices!"
  6. Make reference to (synset 201026199)
    "His name was mentioned in connection with the invention"
  7. Identify as in botany or biology, for example (synset 200654017)
  8. Give or make a list of;
    Name individually;
    Give the names of (synset 200947885)
    "List the states west of the Mississippi"
  9. Determine or distinguish the nature of a problem or an illness through a diagnostic analysis (synset 200647205)

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