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Noun
A word or set of words by which a person or thing is known, addressed, or referred to
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“Write down your name on the first page of the form.”
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A reputation, especially a good one
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“She's carved a good name for herself through her works of charity.”
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A person who is widely known and usually much talked about
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“Bill Gates is perhaps the most famous name in the annals of personal computers and operating systems.”
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An expression showing scorn and usually intended to hurt the feelings of another
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“I was called a name during my schooldays which I find offensive to this day.”
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An outward, and often deceptive, display or pretense
“The actor serves as the head of the charitable organization in name only.”
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The name or trademark of a fashion company
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A name or persona by which one is known
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A word that can be used to refer to a person, animal, place, thing, phenomenon, substance, quality, or idea
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A nominal leader or head without real power
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State of having a distinct identity, or being an individual distinct from others
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The state or quality of being infamous
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A mark or outline made by pressing something on to a softer substance
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A category having attributes in common while differentiated from others by kind, type, or quality
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To give a name to
“Harry and Meghan would name their son Archie.”
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To make a choice, especially for a given job, position or role
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“The organization is expected to name its new chief in a few days.”
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To make reference to or speak about briefly but specifically
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“The reporter continued to refuse to name his sources.”
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To identify as relevant or important
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“We cannot come up with a solution if we are unable to even name the problem.”
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To publicly implicate
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“Several witnesses would name Michael as the perpetrator of these crimes.”
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To label with one's name or brand
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To attribute or ascribe
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To signal (an approaching taxi) to stop
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To precisely state or describe the nature, scope, or meaning of
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To express strong disapproval of
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Assign to a particular class or category
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To make known openly or publicly
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Adjective
Having a good reputation, especially in a given field
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“The university boasts a number of name physicists serving in their science faculty.”
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