put a name to (someone or something)

idiom

: to think of and say the name of (someone or something)
Can you put a name to the face in this photograph?
I couldn't put a name to the emotion I was feeling.

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“Put a name to (someone or something).” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/put%20a%20name%20to%20%28someone%20or%20something%29. Accessed 28 Nov. 2022.

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