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'name' - used as a noun
Synonyms for 'name'
1. 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
2. by the sanction or authority of
halt in the name of the law
3. a person's reputation
he wanted to protect his good name
4. a well-known or notable person
they studied all the great names in the history of France
5. family based on male descent
he had no sons and there was no one to carry on his name
6. a defamatory or abusive word or phrase

'name' - used as a verb
7. assign a specified (usually proper) proper name to
They named their son David
The new school was named after the famous Civil Rights leader
8. 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
9. charge with a function; charge to be
She was named Head of the Committee
10. create and charge with a task or function
11. mention and identify by name
name your accomplices!
12. identify as in botany or biology, for example
13. make reference to
His name was mentioned in connection with the invention
14. give or make a list of; name individually; give the names of
15. determine or distinguish the nature of a problem or an illness through a diagnostic analysis

derived forms
1. Name / Plural
names
2. Name / Past
named
3. Name / Third Person
names
4. Name / Present Participle
naming
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