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name

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having a good reputation especially in a field of knowledge

  • the universityʼs physics department boasts a number of name physicists
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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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first blush

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

  • 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 carʼs radio
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3 to pick (someone) by oneʼs 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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