Definition of NAME

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