Examples of namesake in a Sentence
How much did President George Bush influence his son and namesake George W. Bush?
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But most heartbreaking is Rose's own confession of the regrets about her oldest daughter and namesake, Rosemary, who wasborn with developmental disabilities.
Still mourning the death of her husband, the stable's namesake, Gayle Marie Benson, did not attend the race, the first major stakes race she's missed since launching the stable four years ago.
The novel’s namesake, Alexanderplatz, looms as large as Franz.
The bar, which primarily focuses on gin, carries 24 different kinds of the spirit, including the bar's namesake, Genever.
PNC Bank is supporting the namesake PNC Glenville Arts Campus in Glenville, hosting the triennial's Madison Residency Program for artists and the FRONT Porch programming space, according to the exhibition.
Young broke out during the PK80 Invitational in front of the tournaments’ namesake, Nike chairman Phil Knight, and has played on the Nike hoops circuit since AAU.
Netflix and Skydance Media clearly invested in making a TV show worthy of the Altered Carbon namesake—which was never about blowing away sci-fi conventions.
Its namesake, Henry Huntington, built a regional trolley system nearly a century before Metro’s vision became a gleam in some bureaucrat’s eye.
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Origin and Etymology of namesake
First Known Use: circa 1635See Words from the same year
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Definition of namesake for English Language Learners
: someone or something that has the same name as another person or thing
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