Textual thesaurus for "name"

(noun) epithet

a defamatory or abusive word or phrase

(noun) gens

family based on male descent

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

(noun) figure, public figure

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

(verb) diagnose

determine or distinguish the nature of a problem or an illness through a diagnostic analysis

(verb) discover, distinguish, describe, identify, key, key out

identify as in botany or biology, for example

(verb) list

give or make a list of; name individually; give the names of

List the states west of the Mississippi

(verb) cite, bring up, advert, mention, refer

make reference to

His name was mentioned in connection with the invention

(verb) identify

give the name or identifying characteristics of; refer to by name or some other identifying characteristic property

Many senators were named in connection with the scandal; The almanac identifies the auspicious months

(verb) call

assign a specified (usually proper) proper name to

They named their son David; The new school was named after the famous Civil Rights leader

(verb) constitute, nominate, appoint

create and charge with a task or function

nominate a committee

(verb) nominate, make

charge with a function; charge to be

She was named Head of the Committee; She was made president of the club