name [-s] n


  1. Authority; agency; office; representation; honor; sphere of action; power to bless.
  2. Person; personage; [fig.] God; Deity; divine Being.
  3. Moniker; appellation; written identity symbol; letters expressing the set of sounds that one is known by.
  4. Toponym; symbol for a place; [fig.] reputation; eminence; distinction; prestige; status.
  5. Memory; image; character; personality; existence; life; specified human being.

name [-d] v

see name, n.

  1. Be able to say; be able to explain.
  2. Say; pronounce; evoke; invoke; conjure; call out.
  3. Call; identify; appoint.