Associations to the word «Naming»


NAMING, adjective. Associated with the process of giving a name to a person or thing.
NAMING, noun. A ritual or ceremony in which a name is given to a person.
NAMING, noun. The process of giving names to things.
NAMING, noun. The act of announcing the name of a person, organization etc.
NAMING, verb. Present participle of name
NAMING COLLISION, noun. (programming) An error caused by a variable having the same name as another.
NAMING CONVENTION, noun. A collection of rules followed by a set of names which allow users to deduce useful information, based on the names' character sequence and knowledge of the rules followed; such as Manhattan's East-West streets being called "Streets" and its North-South streets being called "Avenues".
NAMING CONVENTIONS, noun. Plural of naming convention
NAMING RIGHTS, noun. The right to name a piece of property, either tangible property or an event, usually granted in exchange for financial considerations.

Dictionary definition

NAMING, noun. The verbal act of naming; "the part he failed was the naming of state capitals".
NAMING, noun. The act of putting a person into a non-elective position; "the appointment had to be approved by the whole committee".
NAMING, adjective. Inclined to or serving for the giving of names; "the appellative faculty of children"; "the appellative function of some primitive rites".

Wise words

The chief virtue that language can have is clearness, and nothing detracts from it so much as the use of unfamiliar words.