a word or set of words by which a person, animal, place, or thing is known, addressed, or referred to.
"my name is Parsons, John Parsons"
synonyms:designation, honorific, title,tag, epithet, label; More
a famous person.
"as usual, the big race will lure the top names"
synonyms:celebrity, star, superstar, VIP,leading light, big name,luminary; More
give a name to.
"hundreds of diseases had not yet been isolated or named"
synonyms:call, give a name to, dub;More
specify (an amount, time, or place) as something desired, suggested, or decided on.
"he showed them the picture and named a price"
synonyms:choose, select, pick, decide on, nominate, designate
"he has named his successor"
(of a person or commercial product) having a name that is widely known.
"countless specialized name brandsgeared to niche markets"