name name  /ˈneɪm/


  1. (n) a language unit by which a person or thing is known
  2. (n) a person's reputation
  3. (n) family based on male descent
  4. (n) a well-known or notable person
  5. (n) by the sanction or authority of
  6. (n) a defamatory or abusive word or phrase
  7. (v) assign a specified (usually proper) proper name to
  8. (v) give the name or identifying characteristics of; refer to by name or some other identifying characteristic property
  9. (v) charge with a function; charge to be
  10. (v) create and charge with a task or function
  11. (v) mention and identify by name
  12. (v) make reference to
  13. (v) identify as in botany or biology, for example
  14. (v) give or make a list of; name individually; give the names of
  15. (v) determine or distinguish the nature of a problem or an illness through a diagnostic analysis

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  1. Join Track, Trig, Bristol, Willow and Piper with your totally unofficial Sarah Palin baby name.
  2. Research shows that unpopular names are more likely to lead to a life of crime.
  3. When Bulgari licensed its name to a hotel, it chose a luxury hotel.


  1. Name Release In Jamestown Crash

    Jamestown, CA -- We now have the name of the woman involved in a two car crash on Highway 108 and Bell Mooney Road near Jamestown that backed up traffic for miles yesterday afternoon. The CHP reports
    on June 20, 2013     Source:

  2. LundBorg name returns to Silver Lake

    A familiar name is returning to Silver Lake State Park. Silver Lake native and current Hart resident Andrew LundBorg has been hired as a full-time lead ranger at Silver Lake State Park. LundBorg’s father, Pete, was the park manager from 1978-2010.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Oceana's Herald-Journal

  3. Name Of Teen Drowning Victim in Hamilton Is Released

    Investigators released the name of a 15-year-old boy who drown in the Old Miami Erie Canal in Hamilton. William Allen of Hamilton tried to swim across the canal last night-but went under. Emergency crews say Allen ran into trouble around 8 p.m. Tuesday night. Crews searched into early Wednesday morning for Allen before finding his body around 1 a.m.. Butler County officials said Allen, another ...
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Local 12 Cincinnati

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  1. London's Tory Mayor Boris Johnson called for an end to "buck passing and name calling" telling the BBC: "It starts to become a matter of national concern if a great British company is being continually beaten up on the international...
    on Jun 15, 2010 By: Boris Johnson Source: The Hindu

  2. "Ted Kennedy was an iconic, larger than life United States senator whose influence cannot be overstated. Many have come before, and many will come after, but Ted Kennedy's name will always be remembered as someone who lived and breathed the United...
    on Aug 26, 2009 By: Orrin Hatch Source: Irish Times

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