Definitions for namer

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

nameneɪm(n.; v.; adj.)named, nam•ing

  1. (n.)a word or phrase by which a person or thing is designated.

  2. mere designation rather than fact:

    a king in name only.

  3. an often abusive descriptive epithet:

    calling people names.

  4. reputation: a reputation of distinction:

    a bad name.

    making a name for oneself.

  5. a celebrity:

    one of music's great names.

  6. a clan; family.

  7. a word or symbol in logic that respresents an entity.

  8. (cap.) a symbol or vehicle of divinity:

    Holy Name.

    Category: Religion

  9. (v.t.)to give a name to; call:

    to name a baby.

  10. to accuse by name: to identify by name.

    named the thief.

  11. to designate or nominate for duty or office.

  12. to specify:

    Name your price.

  13. (adj.)famous; well-known:

    a name author.

  14. designed for or bearing a name:

    name tags.

  15. being used as the title of a collection or production:

    the name piece in the anthology.

Idioms for name:

  1. in the name of, with appeal to: by the authority of: in behalf of.

    Stop, in the name of mercy.

    Open, in the name of the law.

    Category: Idiom

  2. name names,to specify or accuse people by name.

    Category: Idiom

Origin of name:

bef. 900; OE nama, c. OFris nama, OHG namo; akin to ON nafn, L nōmen, Gk ónoma, OIr ainm, Czech jméno

nam′er(n.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. namer(noun)

    a person who gives a name or names

    "the owner is usually the namer of a boat"

Wiktionary

  1. namer(Noun)

    One who names, or calls by name.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Namer(noun)

    one who names, or calls by name

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