To name

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Definition

to name: to call, to give a name
verb

a name: a word by which someone or something is known
noun
first name the common name which someone is called (for example: Helen, Daniel, Sam, Charlotte)
last name the family name (for example: Smith, Jones, Martin)
maiden name the family name a woman had before getting married

to be named: to be called, to have the name
verb

Examples

  • "So, what be your name, man-fish?"
  • "Name: ' SHARKY '"
  • "My name is Jean Marron."
  • "Do you know a man named Lucky?"
  • "That's a funny name!"
  • "Will the groom please state his name before the congregation?"
  • "My name is Jean."
  • "And his name is Lucky!"
  • "Name: JOAN WAYNE AKA 'THE FASTEST DEADEST WOMAN IN THE WEST '"
  • "Do you only hire women named Melanie?"

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