Name after

Also, name for. Give someone or something the name of another person or place. For example, They named the baby after his grandfather, or The mountain was named for President McKinley.


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  • Nameable

    [ney-muh-buh l] /ˈneɪ mə bəl/ adjective 1. capable of or susceptible to being or identified; identifiable. 2. worth mentioning by ; notable; memorable.

  • Name and shame

    verb to publicly expose a wrongdoer

  • Nameboard

    [neym-bawrd, -bohrd] /ˈneɪmˌbɔrd, -ˌboʊrd/ noun 1. a signboard that identifies a place or object. 2. a painted, stenciled, etc., on something, as on the side of a ship.

  • Name-brand

    [neym-brand] /ˈneɪmˌbrænd/ adjective 1. (def 1). noun 2. (def 2).

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