The verbal act of naming.
Polish: nazywanie, określanie, zwanie
The act of putting a person into a non-elective position.
Dutch: opdracht, toewijzen
Inclined to or serving for the giving of names.
Moby thesaurus: appellation, appointment, assignment, baptism, calling, characterization, christening, connotative, definition, demonstrative, denomination, denominative, denotation, denotative, designation, designative, diagnostic, differentiation, disclosure, emblematic ... show more.
A language unit by which a person or thing is known.
Dutch: eigennaam, naam
Polish: imię, miano, nazwa, nazwanie
A person's reputation.
Family based on male descent:
— He had no sons and there was no one to carry on his name.
A well-known or notable person:
— They studied all the great names in the history of France.
Roget 550: indication; symbolism, symbolization; semiology, semiotics, semeiology†, semeiotics†; Zeitgeist. [means of recognition: property] characteristic, diagnostic; lineament, feature, ... show more
Dutch: publiek figuur
By the sanction or authority of.
A defamatory or abusive word or phrase.
Assign a specified (usually proper) proper name to:
— They named their son David.
— The new school was named after the famous Civil Rights leader.
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.
Charge with a function; charge to be:
— She was named Head of the Committee.
Create and charge with a task or function.
Dutch: aanstellen, aanwijzen, benoemen, designeren, maken
Mention and identify by name.
Make reference to:
— His name was mentioned in connection with the invention.
Dutch: aangeven, noemen, refereren, terugverwijzen, terugwijzen, verwijzen
Identify as in botany or biology, for example.
Give or make a list of; name individually; give the names of.
Determine or distinguish the nature of a problem or an illness through a diagnostic analysis.
Moby thesaurus: Christian name, Establishment, VIP, acclaim, advert to, advertise, alias, allude to, announce, appellation, appellative, appoint, assign, baptismal name, baptize, baron, be taken as, big, big cheese, big gun ... show more.
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