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name

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of name

  1. having a good reputation especially in a field of knowledge the university's physics department boasts a number of name physicists Synonyms of name esteemed, estimable, respectable, prestigious, recognized, reputable, reputed, respectedWords Related to name honorable, venerable, worthy; creditable, good, praiseworthy; celebrated, distinguished, famed, famous, honored, illustrious, notable, prominent, redoubtable, renowned, well-knownNear Antonyms of name seedy, shadowy, shady; no-name, obscure, undistinguished, unknownAntonyms of name disreputable


name

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of name

  1. 1 a word or combination of words by which a person or thing is regularly known introduced himself and then asked what my name was Synonyms of name appellation, appellative, cognomen, compellation, denomination, denotation, designation, handle, moniker (also monicker), nomenclature, title Words Related to name baptismal name, Christian name, first name, forename, given name; family name, maiden name, middle name, surname; matronymic, patronymic; byname, diminutive, epithet, hypocorism, nickname, sobriquet (also soubriquet); banner, rubric, tag; alias, cryptonym, nom de guerre, nom de plume, pen name, pseudonym; binomial, monomial; trivial name, vernacular; misnomer; brand name, label, trademark, trade name

  2. 2 an act or expression showing scorn and usually intended to hurt another's feelings quit calling her names Synonyms of name affront, barb, brickbat, cut, dart, dig, dis (also diss) [slang], epithet, gird, indignity, insult, offense (or offence), outrage, personality, poke, put-down, sarcasm, slap, slight, slurWords Related to name catcall, gibe (or jibe), jeer, mock, quip, sneer, taunt; abuse, invective, vituperation; disapproval, opprobrium; disgrace, dishonor, shame; attack, criticism, knock, slam, swipe; torment, tortureNear Antonyms of name accolade, commendation, compliment; acclaim, applause, praise; adulation, flattery

  3. 3 outward and often deceptive indication a celebrity who is the head of the charitable organization in name only Synonyms of name face, guise, appearance, outward, seeming, semblance, showWords Related to name air, effect, impression; hint, implication, insinuation, resemblance, suggestion; affectation, demonstration, display, fiction, image, imitation, imposture, likeness, make-believe (also make-belief), pose, pretense (or pretence), representation, simulation; cloak, disguise, exterior, facade (also façade), front, gloss, mask, masquerade, patina, Potemkin village, shape, shell, surface, veneer

  4. 4 overall quality as seen or judged by people in general has a good name among fellow marine biologists Synonyms of name character, fame, mark, reputation, note, odor, rep [slang], report, reputeWords Related to name credit, honor; celebrity, notoriety, renown; image, persona; admiration, regard, reverenceNear Antonyms of name discredit, disgrace, dishonor, disrepute, ignominy, infamy, obloquy, odium, opprobrium, reproach, shame

  5. 5 a person who is widely known and usually much talked about managed to get several names to appear at the restaurant's opening Synonyms of name big name, cause célèbre (also cause celebre), celeb, figure, icon (also ikon), light, luminary, megastar, celebrity, notability, notable, notoriety, personage, personality, somebody, standout, star, superstar, VIPWords Related to name favorite, heartthrob, hero, idol; demigod, dignitary, eminence, immortal, monument, pillar, worthy; baron, big shot, bigwig, kahuna, magnate, mogul, nabob, panjandrumNear Antonyms of name lightweight, mediocrity; has-beenAntonyms of name nobody, noncelebrity


name

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of name

  1. 1 to give a name to decided to name her new puppy “Bubbles” Synonyms of name baptize, call, christen, clepe [archaic], denominate, designate, dub, entitle, label, nominate, style, term, title Words Related to name brand, stigmatize, tag; denote, specify; miscall, misname, mistitle; code-name, nickname; rechristen, relabel, rename; surname

  2. 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 car's radio Synonyms of name advert (to), cite, drop, instance, mention, note, notice, quote, refer (to), specify, touch (on or upon)Words Related to name allude (to), hint (at), imply, indicate, infer, intend, intimate, suggest; point (out), signal, signify; denominate, designate; indicate; bring up, broach, interject, interpolate, interpose, introduce; infiltrate, insinuate, worm; advertise, announce, broadcast, declare, proclaim, pronounce, publicize, publish, sound; clarify, clear (up), elucidate, explain, explicate, spell outNear Antonyms of name disregard, forget, ignore, neglect, overlook, overpass, pass over, slight

  3. 3 to pick (someone) by one's authority for a specific position or duty was named the provost of the university Synonyms of name assign, attach, commission, constitute, designate, detail, appoint, nominate, placeWords Related to name authorize, delegate, depute, deputize; anoint, consecrate, create, inaugurate, induct, install, instate, institute, invest, make, ordain; crown, enthrone, throne; choose, destine, draft, elect, handpick, select, single (out), vote (in)Near Antonyms of name blackball, depose, dethrone, displace, eject, evict, oust, overthrow, remove, throw out, uncrown, unmake, unseatAntonyms of name discharge, dismiss, expel, fire

  4. 4 to decide to accept (someone or something) from a group of possibilities you don't like my offer? Just name your price Synonyms of name cherry-pick, cull, elect, handpick, choose, opt (for), pick, prefer, select, single (out), tag, takeWords Related to name preselect; appoint, designate, fix, mark, nominate, set, tab, tap; accept, adopt, embrace, espouse; settle (on or upon)Near Antonyms of name disapprove, negative, repudiate, spurn; discard, jettison, throw away, throw outAntonyms of name decline, refuse, reject, turn down

  5. 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 Synonyms of name designate, fix, appoint, setWords Related to name adopt, assign, choose, determine, establish, opt (for), pick, pin (down), prefer, select, settle, single (out), specify; arrange, coordinate, orchestrate; advertise, announce, declare, publish

  6. 6 to come to a judgment about after discussion or consideration they finally named a date for the wedding Synonyms of name choose, conclude, determine, figure, decide, opt, resolve, settle (on or upon)Words Related to name decree, rule; cull, elect, handpick, pick, prefer, select, single (out); adjudge, adjudicate, arbitrate, find, judge, referee, rule (on), umpire; chew over, cogitate, consider, contemplate, debate, deliberate, entertain, meditate, mull (over), ponder, question, ruminate, study, think (about or over), weighNear Antonyms of name abstain, decline, refuse, reject, turn down; delay, halt, hesitate, stall, temporize; shilly-shally, vacillate, waffle, waver



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