name  

  • Pronunciation of name: N EY1 M (neɪm)

  • Number of syllables of name: 1

  • Pronunciation Video of name

  • Definition of name

    • (n): by the sanction or authority of; "halt in the name of the law"  
    • (n): 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"  
    • (n): a defamatory or abusive word or phrase; "sticks and stones may break my bones but names can never hurt me"  
    • (n): family based on male descent; "he had no sons and there was no one to carry on his name"  
    • (n): 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"  
    • (n): a person''s reputation; "he wanted to protect his good name"  
    • (v): determine or distinguish the nature of a problem or an illness through a diagnostic analysis  
    • (v): identify as in botany or biology, for example  
    • (v): give or make a list of; name individually; give the names of; "List the states west of the Mississippi"  
    • (v): mention and identify by name; "name your accomplices!"  
    • (v): make reference to; "His name was mentioned in connection with the invention"  
    • (v): 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"  
    • (v): assign a specified, proper name to; "They named their son David"; "The new school was named after the famous Civil Rights leader"  
    • (v): create and charge with a task or function; "nominate a committee"  
    • (v): charge with a function; charge to be; "She was named Head of the Committee"; "She was made president of the club"  
  • Examples of name

    • The title is supposed to reflect the name of the subject.  
    • The list is sorted by the name.  
    • Capitalize the last name in the title.  
    • The enhancement level is displayed to the right of the item name in brackets.  
    • The first item on the agenda was the name of the club.  
    • The name list has gone wild and unchecked.  
    • The English title is the appropriate name of the page.  
    • The name baronet is a diminutive of the peerage title baron.  
    • Yes, the name of the list is clumsy.  
    • The name of the promotion is different from the name of the title.  

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