Synonyms for alias

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He knew well that Josef Blot, alias Weirmarsh, was not a man to be trifled with.

Pete was disgusted with his brother Homer, alias Bill Moore.

Thus Griffith, alias Thomas, became her sunbeam, and Paul her cloud.

There's a mystery, but James Price, alias Pickles, 'ull unravel it.

There are some advantages in the name Smith, I really needed no alias.

Who had advised that proceedings should be taken against Rose, alias Zora?

Woe to the unfortunate in whom Mrs Joe—alias Susan—did not believe.

Barton assumed the alias of Tom, which was straightway metamorphosed into ‘Tomma.’

Among the powers that prey that is my proud cognomen, not to say alias.

Had she already dropped my name, and was now passing under an alias?

WORD ORIGIN

mid-15c., "otherwise called," from Latin alias "at another time, in another way," from alius "(an)other," from PIE *al- "beyond" (cf. Sanskrit anya "other, different," Avestan anya-, Armenian ail, Greek allos "another," Gothic aljis "other," Old English elles "otherwise, else," Modern English else).

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agnomen

nounnickname

also known as

adverbas known or named at another time or place
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