Associations to the word «Names»

Wiktionary

NAME, noun. Any nounal word or phrase which indicates a particular person, place, class, or thing.
NAME, noun. Reputation.
NAME, noun. A person (or legal person).
NAME, noun. Those of a certain name; a race; a family.
NAME, noun. (computing) A unique identifier, generally a string of characters.
NAME, noun. An investor in Lloyds of London bearing unlimited liability.
NAME, verb. (transitive) To give a name to.
NAME, verb. (transitive) To mention, specify.
NAME, verb. (transitive) To identify as relevant or important
NAME, verb. (transitive) To publicly implicate.
NAME, verb. (transitive) To designate for a role.
NAME, proper noun. Abbreviation of North American English.
NAME AFTER, verb. To intentionally give someone the same name or a derivation of the same name as another person, place, or thing.
NAME AND SHAME, verb. (idiomatic) (transitive) To publish the name of (a person or organization that has committed some transgression) so as to single them out for individual blame and censure.
NAME BRAND, noun. A trademark, or a distinctive name for a brand, or for a range of products by a single manufacturer
NAME BRAND, noun. A product having such a mark or name
NAME BRANDS, noun. Plural of name brand
NAME CARD, noun. A business card.
NAME CARDS, noun. Plural of name card
NAME DAY, noun. The feast day of the saint after whom one is named.
NAME DAYS, noun. Plural of name day
NAME DROP, verb. Alternative spelling of name-drop
NAME DROPPER, noun. Alternative spelling of namedropper
NAME DROPPING, verb. Present participle of name drop Alternative spelling of name-dropping
NAME DROPPING, noun. Alternative form of name-dropping
NAME FOR, verb. To intentionally give someone the same name or a derivation of the same name as another person, place, or thing.
NAME NAMES, verb. (idiomatic) To identify specific people, especially people involved in confidential activity, misdeeds, or crimes.
NAME OF THE GAME, noun. (idiomatic) (almost always preceded by the) The essential element (needed to reach the principal goal or objective); the overall purpose.
NAME REACTION, noun. (chemistry) A chemical reaction named after its discoverers. Well known examples include Wittig reaction, Claisen condensation, Friedel-Crafts acylation, and Diels-Alder reaction.
NAME SERVER, noun. (Internet) A program or server that maps human-readable names to computer addresses, especially as part of the Domain Name System.
NAME SERVERS, noun. Plural of name server
NAME YOUR POISON, verb. (idiomatic) Indicate what type of alcoholic beverage you wish to be served.

Dictionary definition

NAME, noun. A language unit by which a person or thing is known; "his name really is George Washington"; "those are two names for the same thing".
NAME, noun. A person's reputation; "he wanted to protect his good name".
NAME, noun. Family based on male descent; "he had no sons and there was no one to carry on his name".
NAME, noun. A well-known or notable person; "they studied all the great names in the history of France"; "she is an important figure in modern music".
NAME, noun. By the sanction or authority of; "halt in the name of the law".
NAME, noun. A defamatory or abusive word or phrase.
NAME, verb. Assign a specified (usually proper) proper name to; "They named their son David"; "The new school was named after the famous Civil Rights leader".
NAME, verb. 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".
NAME, verb. Charge with a function; charge to be; "She was named Head of the Committee"; "She was made president of the club".
NAME, verb. Create and charge with a task or function; "nominate a committee".
NAME, verb. Mention and identify by name; "name your accomplices!".
NAME, verb. Make reference to; "His name was mentioned in connection with the invention".
NAME, verb. Identify as in botany or biology, for example.
NAME, verb. Give or make a list of; name individually; give the names of; "List the states west of the Mississippi".
NAME, verb. Determine or distinguish the nature of a problem or an illness through a diagnostic analysis.

Wise words

Every once in a while, you let a word or phrase out and you want to catch it and bring it back. You can't do that. It's gone, gone forever.
Dan Quayle