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Definition of Name

Name

  1. The title by which any person or thing is known or designated; a distinctive specific appellation, whether of an individual or a class.
  2. A descriptive or qualifying appellation given to a person or thing, on account of a character or acts.
  3. Reputed character; reputation, good or bad; estimation; fame; especially, illustrious character or fame; honorable estimation; distinction.
  4. Those of a certain name; a race; a family.
  5. A person, an individual.
  6. To give a distinctive name or appellation to; to entitle; to denominate; to style; to call.
  7. To mention by name; to utter or publish the name of; to refer to by distinctive title; to mention.
  8. To designate by name or specifically for any purpose; to nominate; to specify; to appoint; as, to name a day for the wedding.
  9. To designate (a member) by name, as the Speaker does by way of reprimand.

Name Quotations

Experience is simply the name we give our mistakes.
Oscar Wilde

Heroism on command, senseless violence, and all the loathsome nonsense that goes by the name of patriotism - how passionately I hate them!
Albert Einstein

Always end the name of your child with a vowel, so that when you yell the name will carry.
Bill Cosby

There is another old poet whose name I do not now remember who said, 'Truth is the daughter of Time.'
Abraham Lincoln

I wake up every morning at nine and grab for the morning paper. Then I look at the obituary page. If my name is not on it, I get up.
Benjamin Franklin
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Name Translations

name in Afrikaans is naam
name in Danish is navn
name in Dutch is benaming, naam, naamwoord
name in Finnish is nimi
name in French is qualifier, nom
name in German is Name, benennen, Name
name in Italian is reputazione, nomare, cognome
name in Latin is nomen, appello, dico
name in Norwegian is navn
name in Portuguese is nome
name in Spanish is denominar, nombrar, nombre

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