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named

[ neym ]SEE DEFINITION OF named
  • adj.having as a name
  • adj.chosen

Synonyms for named

  • titled
  • baptized
  • called
  • christened
  • denominated
  • designated
  • dubbed
  • entitled
  • labeled
  • specified
  • tagged
  • termed
  • appellated
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR NAMED

You were our only child; named Artaminta, in remembrance of my mother.

I named it the Alexander Spring, after my brother, who discovered it.

They studied the heavens and named the twelve signs of the Zodiak.

I have since learnt that these ranges were seen by Mr. Giles, and were named the Warburton Ranges.

You can come on board as much earlier as you like, but I have named the latest time.

The book in which he did so is not named in the chapter just quoted, but in Numb.

It might not meet your ideas of what a spot so named should be.

The god Lakhmu and the goddess Lakhamu were made to shine, they were named.

Oh, why have you said such things to me—named after this place, Riolama?

He consented, and named the next day but one for the expedition.

WORD ORIGIN

Old English nama, noma "name, reputation," from Proto-Germanic *namon (cf. Old Saxon namo, Old Frisian nama, Old High German namo, German Name, Middle Dutch name, Dutch naam, Old Norse nafn, Gothic namo "name"), from PIE *nomn- (cf. Sanskrit nama; Avestan nama; Greek onoma, onyma; Latin nomen; Old Church Slavonic ime, genitive imene; Russian imya; Old Irish ainm; Old Welsh anu "name").

Meaning "famous person" is from 1610s. Meaning "one's reputation" is from c.1300. As a modifier meaning "well-known," first attested 1938. Name brand is from 1944; name-calling attested from 1846; name-dropper first recorded 1947. name-tag is from 1903; name-child attested from 1845. The name of the game "the essential thing or quality" is from 1966; to have one's name in lights "be a famous performer" is from 1929.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR NAMED

called

adjectiveappointed
  • chosen
  • named
  • selected

elected

adjectivechosen
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