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noun as in fame, distinction

noun as in celebrity

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Example Sentences

Yazbek says no one takes names, and no one checks for weapons or other contraband.

“Metaphors have always been the best way of explaining things,” Senhor José says in All the Names.

When he was first incarcerated, he says some sort of paperwork snafu had him imprisoned under two different, but similar, names.

The region is marketed for visitors as “Aryan Valley,” and many citizens have taken to tacking on “Aryan” to their last names.

A few Republicans, such as Christie and Walker, made their names battling the unions.

Some were even re-arrested for the same nefarious purpose, and the daily papers published their names on each occasion.

With some difficulty Jos explained his mother's disclaimer of the title of Senora, and the choice of names she offered to Ramona.

But he is as insolent as you could wish, and has a superb confidence in himself that his enemies call by the most offensive names.

Who has patience for the recapitulation of a string of names, when a group of faces may be placed simultaneously before him?

If this fact is noticed, it cannot but help hold those two names together.


On this page you'll find 140 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to names, such as: term, brand, style, label, flag, and signature.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.