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name British & World English

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

name English Thesaurus

her name's Gemma

by name British & World English

Using the name of someone or something

no-name British & World English

(Of a product) having no brand name

big name British & World English

A person who is famous in a particular sphere

code name British & World English

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

eke-name British & World English

An additional name; a nickname

fair name British & World English

A good reputation

Holy Name British & World English

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

name day British & World English

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

name tape British & World English

A piece of cloth tape bearing a person’s name, attached to a garment to identify it as belonging to that person

pen name British & World English

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

pet name British & World English

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

skin name British & World English

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

brand name British & World English

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

domain name British & World English

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

first name British & World English

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

given name British & World English

Another term for first name.

maiden name British & World English

The surname that a married woman used before she was married and which she may still use when married, especially in her employment

middle name British & World English

A person’s name placed after the first name and before the surname

name names British & World English

Mention specific names, especially of people accused of wrongdoing

name-child British & World English

A person named after another

place name British & World English

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

stage name British & World English

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

street name British & World English

An informal term for something, typically an illegal drug

trade name British & World English

A name that has the status of a trademark

first name English Thesaurus

my first name's Gordon

to name a few British & World English

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

name-calling British & World English

Abusive language or insults

name-dropping British & World English

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

specific name British & World English

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

trivial name British & World English

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

baptismal name British & World English

A personal name given at baptism

Christian name British & World English

A first name, especially one given at baptism

in God's name British & World English

Used in questions to emphasize anger or surprise

household name British & World English

A person or thing that is well known by the public

in name only British & World English

By description but not in reality

name the day British & World English

Arrange a date for a specific occasion, especially a wedding

you name it British & World English

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

systematic name British & World English

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

proprietary name British & World 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 British & World English

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

in all but name British & World English

Existing in a particular state but not formally recognized as such

in someone's name British & World English

Formally registered as belonging to or reserved for someone

in the name of British & World English

Bearing or using the name of a specified person or organization


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