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- Any word or phrase which indicates a particular person, place, class, or thing.
- 1904, L. Frank Baum, The Marvelous Land of Oz
- So good a man as this must surely have a name.
- 1604, William Shakespeare, Othello, III-iii ,
- Good name in man and woman, dear my lord / Is the immediate jewel of their souls.
- 1952, Old Testament, Revised Standard Version, Thomas Nelson & Sons, 2 Samuel 8:13,
- And David won a name for himself.
- : A unique identifier, generally a string of characters.
- An investor in Lloyds of London bearing unlimited liability.
- To give a name to.
- 1904: L. Frank Baum, The Land of Oz — I will name the fellow 'Jack Pumpkinhead!'
- To mention, specify.
- He named his demands.
- You name it!
- To identify as relevant or important
- naming the problem
- To publicly implicate.
- The painter was named as an accomplice.
- To designate for a role.
- My neighbor was named to the steering committee.