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name US English

A word or set of words by which a person, animal, place, or thing is known, addressed, or referred to

name US Thesaurus

her name's Emma

by name US English

Using the name of someone or something

no-name US English

(Of a product) having no brand name

no-name US Thesaurus

on that team I was just a no-name

big name US English

A person who is famous in a certain sphere

code name US English

A word used for secrecy or convenience instead of the usual name

eke-name US English

An additional name; a nickname

fair name US English

A good reputation

Holy Name US English

(Especially in the Catholic Church) the name of Jesus as an object of formal devotion

last name US English

A surname

name day US English

The feast day of a saint after whom a person is named

pen name US English

An assumed name used by a writer instead of their real name

pet name US English

A name that is used instead of someone’s usual first name to express fondness or familiarity

skin name US English

(In Aboriginal culture) a name identifying a person’s position in a society that uses skins as the basis of social organisation

pen name US Thesaurus

her pen name was Annabelle Lord

brand name US English

A name given by the maker to a product or range of products, especially a trademark

domain name US English

The part of a network address that identifies it as belonging to a particular domain

family name US English

A surname

first name US English

A personal name given to someone at birth or baptism and used before a family name

given name US English

Another term for first name.

maiden name US English

The surname that a married woman used from birth, prior to its being legally changed at marriage

middle name US English

A person’s name (typically a personal name) placed after the first name and before the surname

name names US English

Mention specific names, especially of people involved in something wrong or illegal

name-child US English

A person named after another

place name US English

The name of a geographical location, such as a town, lake, or range of hills

second name US English

A surname

stage name US English

A name assumed for professional purposes by an actor or other performer

street name US English

An informal term for something, especially an illegal drug

trade name US English

A name that has the status of a trademark

first name US Thesaurus

her first name is Gretchen

to name a few US English

Giving only these as examples, even though more could be cited

name-calling US English

Abusive language or insults

name-dropping US English

The practice of casually mentioning the names of famous people one knows or claims to know in order to impress others

specific name US English

The Latin binomial name of a species, consisting of the generic name followed by the specific epithet

trivial name US English

A name that is in general use although not part of systematic nomenclature

baptismal name US English

A personal name given at baptism

Christian name US English

A name given to an individual that distinguishes him or her from other members of the same family and is used as an address of familiarity; a forename, especially one given at baptism

in God's name US English

Used in questions to emphasize anger or surprise

household name US English

A person or thing that is well known by the public

in name only US English

By description but not in reality

name the day US English

Arrange a date for a specific occasion, especially a wedding

you name it US English

Whatever you can think of (used to express the extent or variety of something)

systematic name US English

A standardized name, especially for a chemical element or compound, a biological taxon, or a star or other astronomical object

proprietary name US English

A name of a product or service registered by its owner as a trademark and not usable by others without permission

domain name system US English

The system by which Internet domain names and addresses are tracked and regulated

one's name is mud US English

One is in disgrace or unpopular

in all but name US English

Existing in a particular state but not formally recognized as such

in someone's name US English

Formally registered as belonging to or reserved for someone

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