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Princeton's WordNet

  1. namingnoun

    the verbal act of naming

    "the part he failed was the naming of state capitals"

  2. appointment, assignment, designation, namingadjective

    the act of putting a person into a non-elective position

    "the appointment had to be approved by the whole committee"

  3. appellative, naming(a)adjective

    inclined to or serving for the giving of names

    "the appellative faculty of children"; "the appellative function of some primitive rites"


  1. namingnoun

    A ritual or ceremony in which a name is given to a person.

  2. namingnoun

    The process of giving names to things.

  3. namingnoun

    The act of announcing the name of a person, organization etc.

    The newspaper has a policy against naming its sources.

  4. namingadjective

    Associated with the process of giving a name to a person or thing.


  1. Naming

    Naming is assigning a name to something.


  1. naming

    Naming is the process or act of assigning a particular word or phrase to identify a specific object, person, place, or concept. This affords recognition, differentiation, and categorization, making communication and referencing more concise and effective. It can also refer to the word or term itself that has been designated to something or someone.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Naming

    of Name


  1. Naming

    Naming is a procedure in the British House of Commons, Australian House of Representatives and the New Zealand Parliament, whereby the Speaker or one of his deputies proposes a vote on the suspension of a member of the House if the Speaker believes that he has broken the rules of conduct of the House. Usually this is only done if the member has already been ordered to leave the House and refused to do so, or has committed a serious breach of conduct, and carries a suspension of up to five days and the loss of the Member's salary during that period. The Speaker or Deputy Speaker declares "I name", followed by the name of the member, and then puts the question, A division is not normally required since MPs will usually back the speaker's judgement. However, when John McDonnell was named by deputy speaker Alan Haselhurst on 15 January 2009 for manhandling the parliamentary mace a division was called because George Galloway and other members declared themselves with the Noes. A vote on the suspension was not held as the government refused to provide tellers.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of naming in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of naming in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of naming in a Sentence

  1. Seth Dillon:

    We were doing a satirical take on USA Today recently naming Rachel Levine, a transgender individual, as one of their picks for women of the year. So we did a satirical take on this, and we named Rachel Levine as our man of the year, twitter didn’t like that very much.

  2. Kazuma Hashimoto:

    The scenes that are in that cutscene can be extremely triggering, and even re-traumatize trans people regarding the abuse that we face, the dead naming, the small instances of violence that occur in our everyday lives.

  3. Mary RobinsonFor Robinson:

    Naming the loss is actually an important part of mourning, it also normalizes your loss and your grief. So, kids see that every single person has had somebody who died. And that's incredibly powerful.

  4. Irene Montero:

    Naming feminicides is to do justice, the most basic exercise of reparation with all victims of sexist violence.

  5. James Clyburn:

    I think process is sort of in its final phase. I suspect that the president will hold to his timetable of naming someone before the end of the month. And probably address that candidate in his State of the Union address that we expect to get on March 1.

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