under the name (of) (someone/something)

idiom

1
used to say that something officially or legally belongs to a specified person
The car is still under the name of my deceased mother.
2
used to say that something has or uses the name of a specified person
We have dinner reservations under the name Jones.

Examples of under the name (of) (someone/something) in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The drug contains the active ingredient tirzepatide, which originally approved in 2022 to treat type 2 diabetes under the name Mounjaro. Cnn.com Wire Service, The Mercury News, 17 Apr. 2024 The agency previously approved the drug for diabetes under the name Mounjaro. Gina Kolata, New York Times, 17 Apr. 2024 Lee Lee Oriental Supermart operates under the name Lee Lee International Supermarkets. The Arizona Republic, 15 Apr. 2024 Imation is still around, under the name Glassbridge Enterprises, but with a much smaller profile. IEEE Spectrum, 2 Apr. 2024 Earlier incarnations under the name BlackCat, BlackMatter, and Darkside were all more or less the same group, security researchers note. Andy Greenberg, WIRED, 4 Mar. 2024 The track was composed and produced by Rachel Fuller (Townshend’s wife and sometimes collaborator) under the name Charlie Pepper, and reflects on the lack of human interaction caused by the pandemic. Emily Zemler, Rolling Stone, 27 Mar. 2024 The drug, called sotatercept, was developed and is being marketed by pharmaceutical giant Merck under the name Winrevair. Katie Jennings, Forbes, 27 Mar. 2024 The company was originally founded in 2020 by antibody expert Tillman Gerngross, under the name Adagio, and raised $309 million in an IPO a year later. Jason Mast Reprints, STAT, 22 Mar. 2024

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“Under the name (of) (someone/something).” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/under%20the%20name%20%28of%29%20%28someone%2Fsomething%29. Accessed 23 Apr. 2024.

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