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n.
appellation
1) to adopt, assume; bear; use a name
2) to give smb. a name
3) to call smb. a (bad) name
4) to immortalize smb.'s name
5) to invoke God's name
6) an assumed; Christian (esp. BE), first, given; code; dirty; family name, surname; fancy; geographic; legal; maiden; married; middle; personal; pet; professional; proper; stage name (she uses her middle name)
7) a brand, proprietary, trade name
8) a common, vernacular ('not technical') name
9) a name for (there is no name for such conduct)
10) by name (to know smb. by name only)
11) in name (she is the chairperson in name only)
12) in smb.'s name (the book was charged out in your name)
13) under a name (under an assumed name)
reputation
14) to make a name (for oneself)
15) to clear one's name
16) to besmirch, smear smb.'s (good) name
17) to give smb. a bad name
18) a bad; good name
misc.
19) to drop names ('to boast of one's connections'); in the name of the law
II
v.
1) (d; tr.) to name after, for (AE) (Hannah was named after her great-grandmother)
2) (d; tr.) to name as (she was named as the winner)
3) (H) they named me to head the commission
4) (N; used with a noun) she was named winner of the contest



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