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name

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607 in 557 verses (in OT : 433 in 394 verses) (in NT : 174 in 163 verses)

CIDE DICTIONARY

namen. [AS. nama; akin to D. naam, OS. & OHG. namo, G. name, Icel. nafn, for namn, Dan. navn, Sw. namn, Goth. nam, L. nomen (perh. influenced by noscere, gnoscere, to learn to know), Gr. 'o`mona, Scr. nāman. Anonymous, Ignominy, Misnomer, Nominal, Noun.].
  •  The title by which any person or thing is known or designated; a distinctive specific appellation, whether of an individual or a class.  [1913 Webster]
    "Whatsoever Adam called every living creature, that was the name thereof."  [1913 Webster]
    "What's in a name? That which we call a rose
    By any other name would smell as sweet.
    "  [1913 Webster]
  •  A descriptive or qualifying appellation given to a person or thing, on account of a character or acts.  [1913 Webster]
    "His name shall be called Wonderful, Counsellor, The mighty God, The everlasting Father, The Prince of Peace."  [1913 Webster]
  •  Reputed character; reputation, good or bad; estimation; fame; especially, illustrious character or fame; honorable estimation; distinction.  [1913 Webster]
    "What men of name resort to him?"  [1913 Webster]
    "Far above . . . every name that is named, not only in this world, but also in that which is to come."  [1913 Webster]
    "I will get me a name and honor in the kingdom."  [1913 Webster]
    "He hath brought up an evil name upon a virgin."  [1913 Webster]
    "The king's army . . . had left no good name behind."  [1913 Webster]
  •  Those of a certain name; a race; a family.  [1913 Webster]
    "The ministers of the republic, mortal enemies of his name, came every day to pay their feigned civilities."  [1913 Webster]
  •  A person, an individual.  [1913 Webster]
    "They list with women each degenerate name."  [1913 Webster]
Christian name. (a) The name a person receives at baptism, as distinguished from surname; baptismal name; in western countries, it is also called a first name. (b) A given name, whether received at baptism or not. -- Given name. See under Given. -- In name, in profession, or by title only; not in reality; as, a friend in name. -- In the name of. (a) In behalf of; by the authority of. “ I charge you in the duke's name to obey me.” Shak. (b) In the represented or assumed character of. “I'll to him again in name of Brook.” Shak. -- Name plate, a plate as of metal, glass, etc., having a name upon it, as a sign; a doorplate. -- Pen name, a name assumed by an author; a pseudonym or nom de plume. Bayard Taylor. -- Proper name (Gram.), a name applied to a particular person, place, or thing. -- To call names, to apply opprobrious epithets to; to call by reproachful appellations. -- To take a name in vain, to use a name lightly or profanely; to use a name in making flippant or dishonest oaths. Ex. xx. 7.
Syn. -- Appellation; title; designation; cognomen; denomination; epithet.
namev. t. [AS. namian. See Name, n.].
  •  To give a distinctive name or appellation to; to entitle; to denominate; to style; to call.  [1913 Webster]
    "She named the child Ichabod."  [1913 Webster]
    "Thus was the building left
    Ridiculous, and the work Confusion named.
    "  [1913 Webster]
  •  To mention by name; to utter or publish the name of; to refer to by distinctive title; to mention.  [1913 Webster]
    "None named thee but to praise."  [1913 Webster]
    "Old Yew, which graspest at the stones
    That name the underlying dead.
    "  [1913 Webster]
  •  To designate by name or specifically for any purpose; to nominate; to specify; to appoint; as, to name a day for the wedding; to name someone as ambassador.  [1913 Webster]
    "Whom late you have named for consul."  [1913 Webster]
  •  To designate (a member) by name, as the Speaker does by way of reprimand.  [1913 Webster]
Syn. -- To denominate; style; term; call; mention; specify; designate; nominate.

OXFORD DICTIONARY

name, n. & v.
--n.
1 a the word by which an individual person, animal, place, or thing is known, spoken of, etc. (mentioned him by name; her name is Joanna). b all who go under one name; a family, clan, or people in terms of its name (the Scottish name).
2 a a usu. abusive term used of a person etc. (called him names). b a word denoting an object or esp. a class of objects, ideas, etc. (what is the name of that kind of vase?; that sort of behaviour has no name).
3 a famous person (many great names were there).
4 a reputation, esp. a good one (has a name for honesty; their name is guarantee enough).
5 something existing only nominally (opp. FACT, REALITY).
6 (attrib.) widely known (a name brand of shampoo).
--v.tr.
1 give a usu. specified name to (named the dog Spot).
2 call (a person or thing) by the right name (named the man in the photograph).
3 mention; specify; cite (named his requirements).
4 nominate; appoint, etc. (was named the new chairman).
5 specify as something desired (named it as her dearest wish).
6 Brit. Parl. (of the Speaker) mention (an MP) as disobedient to the chair.

Idiom
by name called (Tom by name). have to one's name possess. in all but name virtually. in name (or name only) as a mere formality; hardly at all (is the leader in name only). in a person's name = in the name of. in the name of calling to witness; invoking (in the name of goodness). in one's own name independently; without authority. make a name for oneself become famous. name after (US for) call (a person) by the name of (a specified person) (named him after his uncle Roger). name-calling abusive language. name-child (usu. foll. by of) one named after another person. name-day
1 the feast-day of a saint after whom a person is named.
2 Brit. = ticket-day. name the day arrange a date (esp. of a woman fixing the date for her wedding). name-drop (-dropped, -dropping) indulge in name-dropping. name-dropper a person who name-drops. name-dropping the familiar mention of famous people as a form of boasting. name names mention specific names, esp. in accusation. name of the game colloq. the purpose or essence of an action etc. name-part the title role in a play etc. name-plate a plate or panel bearing the name of an occupant of a room etc. name-tape a tape fixed to a garment etc. and bearing the name of the owner. of (or by) the name of called.
put one's name down for
1 apply for.
2 promise to subscribe (a sum). what's in a name? names are arbitrary labels. you name it colloq. no matter what; whatever you like.
Derivative
nameable adj.
Etymology
OE nama, noma, (ge)namian f. Gmc, rel. to L nomen, Gk onoma

THESAURUS

name

Christian name, Establishment, VIP, acclaim, advert to, advertise, alias, allude to, announce, appellation, appellative, appoint, assign, baptismal name, baptize, baron, be taken as, big, big cheese, big gun, big man, big name, big shot, big-league, big-name, big-time, bigwig, bigwigged, binomen, binomial name, brass, brass hat, byname, byword, call, call to mind, celebrity, character, choose, christen, cite, cite a particular, cognomen, consequential, considerable, constellation, cryptonym, cynosure, declare, define, delegate, demonstrate, denominate, denomination, denote, designate, designation, determine, dignitary, dignity, distinction, document, double-barreled, dub, earthshaking, eclat, elder, elect, emblematize, eminence, empty title, entitle, epithet, eponym, esteem, euonym, example, exemplify, fame, famousness, father, favor, figure, finger, fix, folk hero, forename, galaxy, give a for-instance, glory, grand, great, great man, handle, heavyweight, hero, heroine, high regard, high-powered, honor, honorific, hyponym, identify, idol, illustrate, immortal, important, important person, incognito, indicate, instance, interests, itemize, kudos, label, lion, lords of creation, luminaries, luminary, magnate, major, make, man of mark, mark, master spirit, material, mention, mogul, momentous, moniker, nabob, name for office, namesake, nickname, nom de guerre, nomen, nomen nudum, nominate, notability, notable, notoriety, notoriousness, ordain, ordinate, panjandrum, particularize, person of note, person of renown, personage, personality, pet name, pick out, pillar of society, pin down, pinpoint, pleiad, point at, point out, point to, pop hero, popular hero, popular idol, popularity, power, power elite, prestige, prominence, proper name, proper noun, propose, public figure, publicity, publish, put up, quote, rank, rating, reclame, recognition, recognize, refer to, renown, report, reputation, repute, respect, rubric, ruling circle, run, run for office, sachem, scientific name, secret name, select, self-important, set, significant, signify, sobriquet, social lion, somebody, something, specialize, specify, stand for, standing, star, state, stigmatize, stipulate, style, submit, substantial, superior, superiority, superstar, symbol, symbolize, tab, tag, tap, tautonym, term, the bubble reputation, the great, the top, ticket, title, top brass, top people, trinomen, trinomial name, tycoon, typify, very important person, vogue, world-shaking, worthy

ROGET THESAURUS

name

Word

N word, term, vocable, name, phrase, root, etymon, derivative, part of speech, ideophone, dictionary, vocabulary, lexicon, glossary, index, concordance, thesaurus, gradus, delectus, etymology, derivation, glossology, terminology orismology, paleology, lexicography, glossographer, lexicologist, verbarian, verbal, literal, titular, nominal, conjugate, paronymous, derivative, verbally, verbatim, the artillery of words.

Nomenclature

N nomenclature, naming, nuncupation, nomination, baptism, orismology, onomatopoeia, antonomasia, name, appelation, appelative, designation, title, heading, rubric, caption, denomination, by-name, epithet, style, proper name, praenomen, agnomen, cognomen, patronymic, surname, cognomination, eponym, compellation, description, antonym, empty title, empty name, handle to one's name, namesake, term, expression, noun, byword, convertible terms, technical term, cant, named, hight, ycleped, known as, what one may well, call fairly, call properly, call fitly, nuncupatory, nuncupative, cognominal, titular, nominal, orismological, beggar'd all description.

VB name, call, term, denominate designate, style, entitle, clepe, dub, christen, baptize, characterize, specify, define, distinguish by the name of, label, be called, take the name of, bean the name of, go by the name of, be known by the name of, go under the name of, pass under the name of, rejoice in the name of.

Commission

VB commission, delegate, depute, consign, assign, charge, intrust, entrust, commit, commit to the hands of, authorize, put in commission, accredit, engage, hire, bespeak, appoint, name, nominate, return, ordain, install, induct, inaugurate, swear in, invest, crown, enroll, enlist, give power of attorney to, employ, empower, set over, place over, send out, be commissioned, be accredited, represent, stand for, stand in the stead of, stand in the place of, stand in the shoes of.

Repute

N repute, distinction, mark, name, figure, repute, reputation, good repute, high repute, note, notability, notoriety, eclat, the bubble reputation, vogue, celebrity, fame, famousness, renown, popularity, aura popularis, approbation, credit, succes d'estime, prestige, talk of the town, name to conjure with, glory, honor, luster, illustriousness, account, regard, respect, reputableness, respectability, good name, good report, fair name, dignity, stateliness, solemnity, grandeur, splendor, nobility, majesty, sublimity, rank, standing, brevet rank, precedence, pas, station, place, status, position, position in society, order, degree, baccalaureate, locus standi, caste, condition, greatness, eminence, height, importance, preeminence, supereminence, high mightiness, primacy, top of the ladder, top of the tree, elevation, ascent, superaltation, exaltation, dignification, aggrandizement, dedication, consecration, enthronement, canonization, celebration, enshrinement, glorification, hero, man of mark, great card, celebrity, worthy, lion, rara avis, notability, somebody, classman, man of rank, pillar of the state, pillar of the church, pillar of the community, chief, first fiddle, cynosure, mirror, flower, pink, pearl, paragon, choice and master spirits of the age, elite, star, sun, constellation, galaxy, ornament, honor, feather in one's cap, halo, aureole, nimbus, halo of glory, blaze of glory, blushing honors, laurels, memory, posthumous fame, niche in the temple of fame, immortality, immortal name, magni nominis umbra, distinguished, distingue, noted, of note, honored, popular, fashionable, in good odor in, favor, in high favor, reputable, respectable, creditable, remarkable, notable, notorious, celebrated, renowned, ion every one's mouth, talked of, famous, famed, far-famed, conspicuous, to the front, foremost, in the front rank, in the ascendant, imperishable, deathless, immortal, never fading, aere perennius, time honored, illustrious, glorious, splendid, brilliant, radiant, bright, full-blown, honorific, eminent, prominent, high, in the zenith, at the head of, at the top of the tree, peerless, of the first water, superior, supereminent, preeminent, great, dignified, proud, noble, honorable, worshipful, lordly, grand, stately, august, princely, imposing, solemn, transcendent, majestic, sacred, sublime, heaven- born, heroic, sans peur et sans reproche, sacrosanct, Int, hail!, all hail!, ave!, viva!, vive!, long life to!, banzai!, glory be to, honor be to?, one's name being in every mouth, one's name living for ever, sic itur ad astra, fama volat, aut Caesar aut nullus, not to know him argues oneself unknown, none but himself could be his parallel, palmam qui meruit ferat, above all Greek above all Roman fame, cineri gloria sera est, great is the glory for the strife is hard, honor virtutis praemium, immensum gloria calcar habet, the glory dies not and the grief is past, vivit post funera virtus.

Indication

N indication, symbolism, symbolization, semiology, semiotics, semeiology, semeiotics, Zeitgeist, characteristic, diagnostic, lineament, feature, trait, fingerprint, voiceprint, footprint, noseprint, cloven hoof, footfall, recognition (memory), diagnostic, divining rod, detector, sign, symbol, index, indice, indicator, point, pointer, exponent, note, token, symptom, dollar sign, dollar mark, type, figure, emblem, cipher, device, representation, epigraph, motto, posy, gesture, gesticulation, pantomime, wink, glance, leer, nod, shrug, beck, touch, nudge, dactylology, dactylonomy, freemasonry, telegraphy, chirology, byplay, dumb show, cue, hint, clue, clew, key, scent, signal, signal post, rocket, blue light, watch fire, watch tower, telegraph, semaphore, flagstaff, cresset, fiery cross, calumet, heliograph, guidon, headlight, mark, scratch, line, stroke, dash, score, stripe, streak, tick, dot, point, notch, nick, print, imprint, impress, impression, keyboard symbols, printing symbols, red letter, italics, sublineation, underlining, bold font, jotting, note, annotation, reference, blaze, cedilla, guillemets, hachure, quotation marks, ", double quotes, " ", parentheses, "( )", brackets, "", braces, "", left arrow, "<", right arrow, ">", forward slash, "/", backward slash, "\", exclamation point, "!", commercial at, "@", pound sign, "#", percent sign, "%", carat, "", ampersand, "&", asterisk, "*", hyphen, "-", dash, "-", "_", em dash, "--", plus sign, "+", equals sign, "=", question mark, "?", period, ", ", semicolon, ", ", colon, ":", comma, ", ", apostrophe, "'", single quote, "'", tilde, "~", badge, criterion, countercheck, countermark, countersign, counterfoil, duplicate, tally, label, ticket, billet, letter, counter, check, chip, chop, dib, totem, tessera, card, bill, witness, voucher, stamp, cacher, trade mark, Hall mark, signature, mark, autograph, autography, attestation, hand, hand writing, sign manual, cipher, seal, sigil, signet, hand and seal, paraph, brand, superscription, indorsement, endorsement, password, watchword, catchword, security card, pass, passkey, credentials, open sesame, timbrology, mot de passe, mot du guet, pass-parole, shibboleth, title, heading, docket, address card, visiting card, carte de visite, insignia, banner, banneret, bannerol, bandrol, flag, colors, streamer, standard, eagle, labarum, oriflamb, oriflamme, figurehead, ensign, pennon, pennant, pendant, burgee, blue Peter, jack, ancient, gonfalon, union jack, banderole, old glory, quarantine flag, vexillum, yellow-flag, yellow jack, tricolor, stars and stripes, bunting, heraldry, crest, coat of arms, arms, armorial bearings, hatchment, escutcheon, scutcheon, shield, supporters, livery, uniform, cockade, epaulet, chevron, garland, love knot, favor, beacon, cairn, post, staff, flagstaff, hand, pointer, vane, cock, weathercock, guidepost, handpost, fingerpost, directing post, signpost, pillars of Hercules, pharos, bale-fire, beacon-fire, l'etoile du Nord, landmark, seamark, lighthouse, balize, polestar, loadstar, lodestar, cynosure, guide, address, direction, name, sign, signboard, warning, omen, prefigurement, trace, record, warning &c, alarm, scepter, trophy, gauge, milestone, milepost, brand, fool's cap, check, telltale, test, mileage ticket, milliary, notification, advertisement, word of command, call, bugle call, trumpet call, bell, alarum, cry, battle cry, rallying cry, angelus, reveille, sacring bell, sanctus bell, exposition &c (explanation), proof, pattern, indicating, indicative, indicatory, denotative, connotative, diacritical, representative, typical, symbolic, pantomimic, pathognomonic, symptomatic, characteristic, demonstrative, diagnostic, exponential, emblematic, armorial, individual, known by, recognizable by, indicated, pointed, marked, denotable, indelible, in token of, symbolically, in dumb show, ecce signum, ex ungue leonem, ex pede Herculem, vide ut supra, vultus ariete fortior.


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