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Definition of "name" []

  • A word or words by which an entity is designated and distinguished from others. (noun)
  • A word or group of words used to describe or evaluate, often disparagingly. (noun)
  • Representation or repute, as opposed to reality: a democracy in name, a police state in fact. (noun)
  • A reputation: has a bad name. (noun)
  • A distinguished reputation: made a name for himself as a drummer. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "name" in a sentence
  • "The cost works out to about $19k / yr, or $50 / day to trap _each_ name and respond with a simple name+ (a, b, c) reply."
  • "Promoted to Headline (H3) on 5/17/09: Bush-Obama: 'A rose by any other name 'yahooBuzzArticleHeadline =' Bush-Obama: \'A rose by any other name\ ''; yahooBuzzArticleSummary = 'Article: Who said, "A war criminal is a war ciminal is a war criminal?"'"
  • "I also like how they've quoted people on the poster but used their twitter @name instead of their real name."