Thesaurus

named

adjective

Synonyms & Antonyms of named

(Entry 1 of 2)

as in known, specified

Synonyms & Near Synonyms for named

Antonyms & Near Antonyms for named

named

verb
past tense of name

Synonyms & Antonyms of named (Entry 2 of 2)

1 to give a name to
  • decided to name her new puppy "Bubbles"

Synonyms for named

Words Related to named

3 to pick (someone) by one's authority for a specific position or duty
  • was named the provost of the university

Synonyms for named

Words Related to named

Near Antonyms for named

Antonyms for named

4 to decide to accept (someone or something) from a group of possibilities
  • you don't like my offer? Just name your price

Synonyms for named

Words Related to named

Near Antonyms for named

Antonyms for named

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 for named

Words Related to named

See the Dictionary Definition 

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More About named

Thesaurus Entries Near named

name-calling

named

name-dropper

See More Nearby Entries 

Cite this Entry

“Named.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/named. Accessed 16 Oct. 2021.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon

More from Merriam-Webster on named

Nglish: Translation of named for Spanish Speakers

Britannica English: Translation of named for Arabic Speakers

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Farm Idioms Quiz

  • cow coming home
  • What does 'poke' refer to in the expression 'pig in a poke'?
True or False

Test your knowledge - and maybe learn something along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!