Definitions for namer
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
nameneɪm(n.; v.; adj.)named, nam•ing
(n.)a word or phrase by which a person or thing is designated.
mere designation rather than fact:
a king in name only.
an often abusive descriptive epithet:
calling people names.
reputation: a reputation of distinction:
a bad name.
making a name for oneself.
one of music's great names.
a clan; family.
a word or symbol in logic that respresents an entity.
(cap.) a symbol or vehicle of divinity:
(v.t.)to give a name to; call:
to name a baby.
to accuse by name: to identify by name.
named the thief.
to designate or nominate for duty or office.
Name your price.
a name author.
designed for or bearing a name:
being used as the title of a collection or production:
the name piece in the anthology.
Idioms for name:
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.
name names,to specify or accuse people by name.
Origin of name:
bef. 900; OE nama, c. OFris nama, OHG namo; akin to ON nafn, L nōmen, Gk ónoma, OIr ainm, Czech jméno
a person who gives a name or names
"the owner is usually the namer of a boat"
One who names, or calls by name.
one who names, or calls by name