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synonyms for appellative

  • appellation
  • cognomen
  • designation
  • epithet
  • handle
  • moniker
  • nickname
  • tag
  • title
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Hence appellative words bearing any affinity with the names of the deceased are presently abolished.
THE ETHNOLOGY OF THE BRITISH COLONIES AND DEPENDENCIESROBERT GORDON LATHAM
We shall add, at the end, the appellative names contained in the laws, with their original and explication.
THE LIFE OF THE TRULY EMINENT AND LEARNED HUGO GROTIUSJEAN LVESQUE DE BURIGNY
We must remember that nearly all Grecian proper names had some meaning: being compounds or derivatives from appellative nouns.
PLATO AND THE OTHER COMPANIONS OF SOKRATES, 3RD ED. VOLUME III (OF 4)GEORGE GROTE
The schoolmaster's surname led him as far into dissertation as his Christian appellative.
KENILWORTHSIR WALTER SCOTT
But to make an application of the latter appellative at this time, would operate as an invitation to be knocked down.
THE OLDEN TIME SERIES, VOL. 6: LITERARY CURIOSITIESHENRY M. BROOKS
Some of their great men were distinguished by an appellative taken from the length of their hair.
THE WORKS OF THE RIGHT HONOURABLE EDMUND BURKE, VOL. VII. (OF 12)EDMUND BURKE
The only appellative for a river which I find derived from its sound is the Sanscrit nadi, Hind.
THE RIVER-NAMES OF EUROPEROBERT FERGUSON
In the name of another lake in Russia, the Karduanskoi-ilmen, it seems to occur as an appellative.
THE RIVER-NAMES OF EUROPEROBERT FERGUSON
In the book of Joshua we have a city called Ai; and this same term is used elsewhere as an appellative.
COMMENTARY ON GENESIS, VOL. IIMARTIN LUTHER
The name "Sakya Monni" is an appellative, meaning the monk or hermit of the Sakyas, the royal race to which he belonged.
MODERN SKEPTICISMC. J. ELLICOTT
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO APPELLATIVE

  • appellation
  • appellative
  • brand
  • cognomen
  • compellation
  • designation
  • flag
  • handle
  • identification
  • label
  • moniker
  • nomen
  • slot
  • style
  • surname
  • tab
  • tag
  • term
  • title
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