Definitions for names

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. name calling, names(noun)

    verbal abuse; a crude substitute for argument

    "sticks and stones may break my bones but names can never hurt me"

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Names

    Personal names, given or surname, as cultural characteristics, as ethnological or religious patterns, as indications of the geographic distribution of families and inbreeding, etc. Analysis of isonymy, the quality of having the same or similar names, is useful in the study of population genetics. NAMES is used also for the history of names or name changes of corporate bodies, such as medical societies, universities, hospitals, government agencies, etc.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'names' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1418

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'names' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1093

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