a false name used to conceal one’s identity; an assumed name:
The police files indicate that “Smith” is an alias for Simpson.
at another time; in another place; in other circumstances; otherwise. “Simpson alias Smith” means that Simpson in other circumstances has called himself Smith.
Hubbard, who went under the aliases Larry David Barnes and Larry Lamar Ratcliff, moved to Florida in the early 1970s.
Los Angeles Police Pin Old Murders of Three Women on Dead Serial Killer Christine Pelisek August 2, 2012
Most of the mimicries in nature gradually became as suspicious to the primitive observer as aliases to a magistrate.
Demonology and Devil-lore Moncure Daniel Conway
Which will you have, caballero—my nom de guerre, or any other of my aliases?
The Tiger-Slayer Gustave Aimard
He still was an enigma whose veil was not entirely stripped away because one of his aliases was known.
The Red River Half-Breed Gustave Aimard
All manner of rogues and roguery has immemorially delighted in aliases.
Dealings With The Dead A Sexton of the Old School
“With half a dozen aliases at your back, I dare say,” cried Coates.
Rookwood William Harrison Ainsworth
It will all be sponged up in Threadneedle Street by the poetic swindlers whose names, or aliases, you hold in your hand.
Love Me Little, Love Me Long Charles Reade
From under a succession of aliases he uncovered Gorman’s real name.
From Place to Place Irvin S. Cobb
Yes; I have observed a number of aliases where there is no particular effort to disguise.
Warren Commission (4 of 26): Hearings Vol. IV (of 15) The President’s Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy
The patient landlord began to lose that virtue, and denounced these aliases as swindlers.
Cornelius O’Dowd Upon Men And Women And Other Things In General Charles Lever
at another time or place known as or named: Dylan, alias Zimmerman
noun (pl) -ases
an assumed name
mid-15c., “otherwise called,” from Latin alias “at another time, in another way,” from alius “(an)other,” from PIE *al- “beyond” (cf. Sanskrit anya “other, different,” Avestan anya-, Armenian ail, Greek allos “another,” Gothic aljis “other,” Old English elles “otherwise, else,” Modern English else).
“assumed name,” c.1600, from alias (adv.).
a jagged, stairstep effect on curved or diagonal lines that are reproduced in low resolution, as on a computer printout or display. noun (radio, television) the error in a vision or sound signal arising from limitations in the system that generates or processes the signal aliasing (ā’lē-ə-sĭng) Jagged distortions in curves and diagonal lines in […]
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Law. the defense by an accused person of having been elsewhere at the time an alleged offense was committed. an excuse, especially to avoid blame. a person used as one’s excuse: My sick grandmother was my alibi for missing school. Informal. to give an excuse; offer a defense: to alibi for being late. Informal. to […]
nutritive; nourishing. alible al·i·ble (āl’ə-bəl) adj. Having nutrients; nourishing.