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  • n  a language unit by which a person or thing is known
    his name really is George Washington
    those are two names for the same thing
  • n  a person's reputation
    he wanted to protect his good name
  • n  family based on male descent
    he had no sons and there was no one to carry on his name
  • n  a well-known or notable person
    they studied all the great names in the history of France
  • n  by the sanction or authority of
    halt in the name of the law
  • n  a defamatory or abusive word or phrase
  • v  assign a specified (usually proper) proper name to
    They named their son David
    The new school was named after the famous Civil Rights leader
  • v  give the name or identifying characteristics of; refer to by name or some other identifying characteristic property
    Many senators were named in connection with the scandal
  • v  charge with a function; charge to be
    She was named Head of the Committee
  • v  create and charge with a task or function
  • v  mention and identify by name
    name your accomplices!
  • v  make reference to
    His name was mentioned in connection with the invention
  • v  identify as in botany or biology, for example
  • v  give or make a list of; name individually; give the names of
  • v  determine or distinguish the nature of a problem or an illness through a diagnostic analysis

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  • Research shows that unpopular names are more likely to lead to a life of crime.
  • When Bulgari licensed its name to a hotel, it chose a luxury hotel.
News & Articles

  • 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
    June 19, 2013 -
  • 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 ...
    June 19, 2013 - Local 12 Cincinnati
  • 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.
    June 19, 2013 - Oceana's Herald-Journal

  • Boris Johnson in The Hindu
    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...
  • Max Baucus in 940 News
    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... Orrin Hatch Irish Times Aug 26, 2009 66407 88450 namely But Democratic Senator Max Baucus of Montana, chairman of the Senate finance ommittee, said: Discretion is the better part of valour. The best thing for us to do is declare a big victory that we've achieved, namely getting the rebate cheques to 20...

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