Noun Definition

name

1.Definition: a defamatory or abusive word or phrase

Related Noun(s):epithet

Category: General

2.Definition: a language unit by which a person or thing is known

"His name really is George Washington", "Those are two names for the same thing"

Category: General

3.Definition: a person's reputation

"He wanted to protect his good name"

Category: General

4.Definition: a well-known or notable person

"They studied all the great names in the history of France", "She is an important figure in modern music"

Related Noun(s):public figure, figure

Category: People

5.Definition: by the sanction or authority of

"Halt in the name of the law"

Category: General

6.Definition: family based on male descent

"He had no sons and there was no one to carry on his name"

Related Noun(s):gens

Category: General