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To name, or to have a particular name - thesaurus

Synonyms

name

verb

to give someone or something a name

call

verb

to give someone or something a name or title

christen

verb

to give a name to someone or something

baptize

verb

to name a child when it is baptized

be called something

to have a particular name or title

answer to the name of

to have a particular name

name after

to give someone or something the same name as someone or something else, especially the same first name as a member of your family

call after

to give a baby the same name as someone else, especially a member of your family

go by

to use a particular name for yourself that is not your real name

go by the name of something

to use a particular name, especially when it is not your real name

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adopt

verb

to start using a new name or title for yourself

bear

verb

formal to have a particular name or title

by the name of something

called something

call

verb

to use a particular name or title for someone

change your name by deed poll

British to legally change your name

create

verb

to officially give someone a title

designate

verb

formal to give someone or something a particular name, title, or description

dub

verb

mainly journalism to give someone or something a particular name or description, often a humorous one

entitle

verb

to give a title to a book, poem, or piece of music

in name only

something that exists in name only has an official name, but has none of the qualities that you think of when you hear that name

introduce

verb

to tell someone another person’s name when they meet for the first time

introduction

noun

the process of telling someone another person’s name when they meet for the first time

know

verb

to use a particular name for someone or something

name

verb

to know and say what the name of someone or something is

name for

to give a place or an object the same name as a person or another thing

nickname

verb

to give someone a nickname

number

verb

to give a number to something or to each thing that is part of a set

number off

to give each person in a group a number that is used for referring to them

put a name to

to remember or say what someone or something is called

put a name to a face

to remember the name of someone who you recognize

rejoice in the name/title of something

mainly literaryBritishhumorous to have a strange and funny name or title

rename

verb

to change the name of someone or something

use

verb

if you use a particular name, you call yourself by a different name from your usual one

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a form of location that involves the underwater detonation of a bomb which causes sound waves that are picked up by ships

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