Definition of NAMES

noun : NAMES

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) verbal abuse; a crude substitute for argument; "sticks and stones may break my bones but names can never hurt me" ;

verb : NAMES

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) assign a specified (usually proper) proper name to; "They named their son David"; "The new school was named after the famous Civil Rights leader" ;

  • 2. (

    ) 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"; "The almanac identifies the auspicious months" ;

  • 3. (

    ) charge with a function; charge to be; "She was named Head of the Committee"; "She was made president of the club" ;

  • 5. (

    ) mention and identify by name; "name your accomplices!" ;

  • 8. (

    ) give or make a list of; name individually; give the names of; "List the states west of the Mississippi" ;

  • 9. (

    ) determine or distinguish the nature of a problem or an illness through a diagnostic analysis ;


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