Definition of name someone/thing after or North American also for in English:
Call someone or something by the same name as: Nathaniel was named after his maternal grandfather
More example sentences
- The local village was named Bexar after a Spanish nobleman.
- I've even gone so far as to reaffirm my father's life by naming my son after him.
- Tamara says she's thinking of naming her new baby after her dead father.
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