Definitions for onomasticˌɒn əˈmæs tɪk

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

on•o•mas•ticˌɒn əˈmæs tɪk(adj.)

  1. of or pertaining to proper names.

    Category: Language/Linguistics

  2. of or pertaining to onomastics.

    Category: Language/Linguistics

  3. (of a signature) not in the same hand as the document to which it is appended.

    Category: Law

Origin of onomastic:

1600–10; < Gk onomastikós, der. of onomázein to name, der. of ónoma name

Princeton's WordNet

  1. onomastic(adj)

    of or related to onomastics

    "he published a collection of his onomastic essays"


  1. onomastic(Adjective)

    of, or relating to a personal or place name

  2. onomastic(Adjective)

    of, or relating to onomastics

  3. Origin: From ὀνομαστικός.


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