What is the opposite of name?

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Noun
Opposite of a reputation, especially a good one
“Virtually all those who have achieved prominence or notoriety have been exposed as mediocrities and rank scoundrels.”
Noun
Opposite of a famous person, typically successful or much-publicized
“Little did they know I was a nobody in Hollywood circles, but it fascinated me as to how easily people could be led astray and plant beliefs in their head.”
Noun
Opposite of an expression showing scorn and usually intended to hurt the feelings of another
“Megan was called Booper, a hypocorism used by her family.”
Noun
Opposite of an outward, and often deceptive, display or pretense
“It is the leader's moral principles and integrity that give legitimacy and credibility to the vision and sustain it.”
Noun
Opposite of a disrespectful or scornfully abusive remark or act
“They didn't invent whispering for compliments.”
Noun
Opposite of the name or trademark of a fashion company
“I'd suggest you buy the generic brand as you get the same product for a fraction of the cost.”
Noun
Opposite of what one is known for
Noun
Opposite of a nickname or description popularly given to someone or something
“This has proved invaluable in solving every crime in which the perpetrator is attempting anonymity.”
Noun
Opposite of a word or phrase used to describe a thing or to express a concept
“I'm thinking of a number between one and ten, and I would like you to guess what it is.”
Noun
(archaic) Opposite of the reputation of someone or something
Noun
A familiar name, or nickname, for a person
“General Erwin Rommel earned the sobriquet of the Desert Fox following his efforts in the Western Desert Campaign.”
Noun
Opposite of a scornful or hurtful act or expression
Noun
Opposite of an impression given by someone or something
Verb
Opposite of to designate a particular name or title
“Andrew was not his real name and other aspects of his background have been changed in order to anonymize him.”
Verb
Opposite of to make a choice, especially for a given job, position or role
“The council did give Bishop Diomid a last chance to repent, and if he does, the decision to strip him of his position will not go into force.”
Verb
Opposite of to mention as an example or reference
“Neighbors often direct the nurse to the home of a sick person with the request that she withhold the source of her information.”
Verb
Opposite of to identify as relevant or important
“How did I miss such a crucial clue?”
Verb
Opposite of to publicly implicate
“They indicate that genetic testing would be used to disassociate the suspect from the crime.”
Verb
Opposite of to choose or select
“I firmly believe in taking the custom route, deselect any options that you don't think you need and only select those that you do.”
Verb
Opposite of to assign to a particular class or category
Verb
Opposite of to (officially) decide on or establish something
“Harry's deliberate actions was a severe shock to Brian's sensitive and affectionate nature and seemed for a time to unsettle his plans and mar his hopes.”
Verb
Opposite of to identify or select something from a range of options
Verb
Opposite of identify clearly and definitely
Verb
Opposite of to mention as an example or reference
Verb
Opposite of to decide on and announce
“Passengers will be allowed to change or cancel the date of travel without penalty up until 24 hours prior to travel.”
Verb
Opposite of to give an enumerated account of
Verb
Opposite of select and give a responsibility
Verb
Opposite of mention as an example
Verb
Opposite of to establish what something or who someone is
“Many people mistake the endangered water vole for the brown rat and accidentally poison them or disturb their burrows.”
Verb
Opposite of to give a specified name or description to
“They made a conscientious effort to delabel those who are marginalized.”
Verb
Opposite of to select or designate for a role or activity
Verb
Opposite of to nominate (someone) for a given position or role
Verb
Opposite of to appoint a person in a given role or position
“He still believes it was unlawful to sack him without allowing the constituency party to reaffirm or deselect him first.”
Verb
Opposite of to make a choice from a range of possibilities
Verb
Opposite of to choose or decide
Verb
Opposite of to confer a title
“The King will revoke his knighthood due to his treason.”
Adjective
Opposite of having a good reputation, especially in a given field
“When you purchase a pottle, take care, as disreputable vendors often stuff the bottom with paper or overripe berries.”
Adjective
Opposite of having a good reputation
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