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name

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having a good reputation especially in a field of knowledge
  • The university's physics department boasts a number of name physicists.
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name

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1 a word or combination of words by which a person or thing is regularly known
  • The guy introduced himself and then asked what my name was.
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2 an act or expression showing scorn and usually intended to hurt another's feelings
  • Quit calling her names.
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3 outward and often deceptive indication
  • a celebrity who is the head of the charitable organization in name only
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4 overall quality as seen or judged by people in general
  • has a good name among fellow marine biologists
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5 a person who is widely known and usually much talked about
  • managed to get several names to appear at the restaurant's opening
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1 to give a name to
  • Amy decided to name her new puppy "Bubbles."
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2 to make reference to or speak about briefly but specifically
  • I don't want to name anyone in particular, but someone in this room fiddled with my phone.
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3 to pick (someone) by one's authority for a specific position or duty
  • was named the provost of the university
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4 to decide to accept (someone or something) from a group of possibilities
  • You don't like my offer? Just name your price.
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5 to decide upon (the time or date for an event) usually from a position of authority
  • You name the date and I'll make sure I'm there.
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