names


names
neɪm n. word or phrase by which someone or something is called or identified, moniker; derogatory label, nickname; public impression (of a person, establishment, etc.); renowned person; authority; title, appellation adj. reputed, famous; made for or displaying a name v. give a name; call by a name; appoint; specify; identify; designate

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • names — Apart from their surname or last name, most British and American children are given two personal names by their parents, a first name and a middle name. These names are sometimes called Christian names or given names. Some people have only one… …   Universalium

  • names — noun verbal abuse; a crude substitute for argument sticks and stones may break my bones but names can never hurt me • Syn: ↑name calling • Hypernyms: ↑defamation, ↑calumny, ↑calumniation, ↑obloquy, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • names — ( Lloyds) Names are wealthy individuals (with at least £250,000 of liquid assets) who have traditionally supported the Lloyds of London insurance market. Names agree to put their entire wealth on the line should it be necessary to meet claims, in …   Financial and business terms

  • names —    Socially, legally, and emotionally, name , identity , and status are closely linked. The Christian naming ceremony (christening or *baptism), has both a religious and an identifying social function: the baby is admitted into the Church, but it …   A Dictionary of English folklore

  • names — Most Hebrew personal names in the Bible are compounds which begin or end with the divine name Yahweh, such as Jehoshaphat, ‘Yahweh establishes justice’, or Joel, ‘Yahweh is God’. Many names of towns and villages were also compounds with the name… …   Dictionary of the Bible

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  • Names Hill — U.S. National Register of Historic Places Invalid designation …   Wikipedia

  • Names in Marble —   Names in Marble …   Wikipedia


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