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Part of speech: Noun

The term or title by which a person or thing is called or known; designation; character; reputation; fame; ownership; as, to hold property in one's own name.

Part of speech: Verb

To give a special term or title to; nominate; specify; mention by a title.

Usage examples "name":
  • My good mother told me his name. - "The Red Planet", William J. Locke.
  • And what is the teacher's name? - "Honor: A Play in Four Acts", Hermann Sudermann.
  • And when, in heaven's name! - "The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith", George Meredith.