• a language unit by which a person or thing is known;
    • "his name really is George Washington"
    • "those are two names for the same thing"
  • a person's reputation;
    • "he wanted to protect his good name"
  • family based on male descent;
    • "he had no sons and there was no one to carry on his name"
  • a well-known or notable person;
    • "they studied all the great names in the history of France"
  • by the sanction or authority of;
    • "halt in the name of the law"
  • a defamatory or abusive word or phrase
  • assign a specified (usually proper) proper name to;
    • "They named their son David"
    • "The new school was named after the famous Civil Rights leader"
  • give the name or identifying characteristics of; refer to by name or some other identifying characteristic property;
    • "Many senators were named in connection with the scandal"
  • charge with a function; charge to be;
    • "She was named Head of the Committee"
  • create and charge with a task or function;
  • mention and identify by name;
    • "name your accomplices!"
  • make reference to;
    • "His name was mentioned in connection with the invention"
  • identify as in botany or biology, for example
  • give or make a list of; name individually; give the names of;
  • determine or distinguish the nature of a problem or an illness through a diagnostic analysis
  • NAME v NAMED, NAMING, NAMES to give a title to NAMABLE, NAMEABLE adj

Scrabble Score: 6

name is a valid Scrabble (US) TWL word

name is a valid Scrabble Word in Merriam-Webster MW Dictionary

name is a valid Scrabble Word in International Collins CSW Dictionary

Words With Friends Score: 8

name is a valid Words With Friends word