know (someone) by name
Definition of know (someone) by name
1 : to know a person well enough to know the person's name She knows all of her customers by name. I took her to a restaurant where the owner knows me by name. The police know him by name.
2 : to know a person's name only He said he only knew her by name and didn't know much more about her.
Word by Word Definitions
: to perceive directly : have direct cognition of
: to have understanding of
: to recognize the nature of : discern
: some person : somebody
: a word or phrase that constitutes the distinctive designation of a person or thing
: a word or symbol used in logic to designate an entity
: a descriptive often disparaging epithet
: to give a name to : call
: to mention or identify by name
: to accuse by name
: of, relating to, or bearing a name
: appearing in the name of a literary or theatrical production
: having an established reputation
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