Examples of namesake in a Sentence
How much did President George Bush influence his son and namesake George W. Bush?
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Because of his namesake’s popularity, Gronkowski is almost assuredly going to be overbet.
But its namesake, Peter Faneuil, one of the richest merchants in 18th century New England, was a slave owner.
The fire's namesake, State Route 377, remained closed from Heber to Holbrook, and State Route 277 was still closed from Heber to Snowflake, the Arizona Department of Transportation said.
The nonprofit’s original namesake, Donda West, was an English professor at Chicago State University.
His namesake, Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski, is a part-owner of the horse.
Desserts feature a devastatingly good blondie drenched in eggy sabayon spiked with the restaurant's namesake, a thick, sweet red-grape reduction.
Wrapping up the day will be an all-star jam featuring the event's namesake, Wade Bowen, along with Randy Rogers, Kevin Fowler, Cody Canada, Suzy Bogguss, Joe Nichols, Josh Abbott, and Aaron Watson.
The meet's namesake, of course, is iconic distance runner Steve Prefontaine, who spent his life in Oregon, growing in Coos Bay and running and training in Eugene.
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NAMESAKE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of namesake for English Language Learners
: someone or something that has the same name as another person or thing
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