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namesake

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noun name·sake \-ˌsāk\

Simple Definition of namesake

  • : someone or something that has the same name as another person or thing

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of namesake

  1. :  one that has the same name as another; especially :  one who is named after another or for whom another is named


NAMESAKE Defined for Kids

namesake

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noun name·sake \ˈnām-ˌsāk\

Definition of namesake for Students

  1. :  a person who has the same name as someone else and especially one named for another




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