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1. name

noun. ['ˈneɪm'] a language unit by which a person or thing is known.

Synonyms

  • DBA
  • eponym
  • nickname
  • hypocorism
  • computer file name
  • last name
  • file name
  • denomination
  • pet name
  • brand name
  • fictitious name
  • place name
  • company name
  • false name
  • family name
  • alias
  • designation
  • cognomen
  • domain name
  • surname
  • computer filename
  • trade name
  • language unit
  • first name
  • misnomer
  • author's name
  • title
  • marque
  • writer's name
  • agnomen
  • patronym
  • linguistic unit
  • assumed name
  • given name
  • filename
  • matronymic
  • middle name
  • nom de guerre
  • toponym
  • forename
  • metronymic
  • Doing Business As
  • anonym
  • signature
  • brand
  • street name
  • appellative
  • pseudonym
  • appellation

Antonyms

  • bless
  • dissociate
  • stifle
  • worsen

Etymology

  • name (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • nama (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Rhymes with Name

  • proclaim
  • postgame
  • exclaim
  • disclaim
  • reclaim
  • overcame
  • inflame
  • declaim
  • ballgame
  • defame
  • became
  • aflame
  • acclaim
  • swaim
  • graeme
  • frame
  • fraim
  • flame
  • flaim
  • claim
  • brame
  • blame
  • ashame
  • tame
  • shame
  • sejm
  • same
  • rhame
  • mayme
  • mame

How do you pronounce name?

Pronounce name as neɪm.

US - How to pronounce name in American English

UK - How to pronounce name in British English

Sentences with name


1. Noun, singular or mass
The name of the video driver is dependent on the manufacturer and so it is different for every computer.

Quotes about name


1. I am nothing special, of this I am sure. I am a common man with common thoughts and I've led a common life. There are no monuments dedicated to me and my name will soon be forgotten, but I've loved another with all my heart and soul, and to me, this has always been enough..
- Nicholas Sparks, The Notebook

2. I spent a lot of years trying to outrun or outsmart vulnerability by making things certain and definite, black and white, good and bad. My inability to lean into the discomfort of vulnerability limited the fullness of those important experiences that are wrought with uncertainty: Love, belonging, trust, joy, and creativity to name a few.
- Brene Brown

3. What 'War and Peace' is to the novel and 'Hamlet' is to the theater, Swan Lake' is to ballet - that is, the name which to many people stands for and sums up an art form.
- Robert Gottlieb

2. name

verb. ['ˈneɪm'] assign a specified (usually proper) proper name to.

Synonyms

  • address
  • nickname
  • style
  • rename
  • dub
  • baptise
  • christen
  • term
  • entitle
  • tag
  • baptize
  • refer
  • call
  • label

Antonyms

  • stay
  • unite
  • shared
  • united

Etymology

  • name (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • nama (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

3. name

verb. ['ˈneɪm'] give the name or identifying characteristics of; refer to by name or some other identifying characteristic property.

Synonyms

  • itemize
  • announce
  • recite
  • number
  • list
  • denote
  • itemise
  • refer
  • enumerate

Antonyms

  • obfuscate
  • associate
  • join
  • connect

Etymology

  • name (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • nama (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. name

noun. ['ˈneɪm'] a person's reputation.

Synonyms

  • repute

Antonyms

  • unattractiveness
  • bore

Etymology

  • name (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • nama (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. name

verb. ['ˈneɪm'] charge with a function; charge to be.

Synonyms

  • make
  • rename
  • charge
  • nominate

Antonyms

  • unify
  • desegregate
  • advantage
  • converge

Etymology

  • name (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • nama (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. name

verb. ['ˈneɪm'] mention and identify by name.

Synonyms

  • fix
  • specify
  • determine
  • limit
  • define

Antonyms

  • demobilize
  • cause to sleep
  • put option
  • contraindicate

Etymology

  • name (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • nama (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. name

verb. ['ˈneɪm'] create and charge with a task or function.

Synonyms

  • appoint
  • establish
  • constitute
  • institute
  • found
  • plant
  • co-opt
  • nominate

Antonyms

  • same
  • dependent
  • integrated
  • union

Etymology

  • name (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • nama (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. name

verb. ['ˈneɪm'] make reference to.

Synonyms

  • have in mind
  • touch on
  • cross-refer
  • remember
  • drag up
  • advert
  • speak of the devil
  • mean
  • dredge up
  • cite
  • think of
  • refer
  • bring up
  • appeal
  • quote
  • raise
  • mention
  • namedrop
  • commend

Antonyms

  • acquit
  • qualify
  • disqualify
  • derestrict

Etymology

  • name (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • nama (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

9. name

noun. ['ˈneɪm'] family based on male descent.

Synonyms

  • family
  • kinsfolk
  • folk
  • family line
  • sept
  • kinfolk
  • phratry

Antonyms

  • abnormal
  • estimable
  • rich
  • unskilled

Etymology

  • name (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • nama (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

10. name

noun. ['ˈneɪm'] by the sanction or authority of.

Antonyms

  • connotative

Etymology

  • name (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • nama (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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