Definitions For Name


  • By the sanction or authority of
  • A language unit by which a person or thing is known
  • A defamatory or abusive word or phrase
  • Family based on male descent
  • A well-known or notable person
  • A person's reputation
  • A word or phrase that refers to or that can refer to a specific person
  • A word or phrase that refers to a specific place or thing
  • A word or phrase that refers to a type or group of things


  • Determine or distinguish the nature of a problem or an illness through a diagnostic analysis
  • Identify as in botany or biology, for example
  • Give or make a list of; name individually; give the names of
  • Mention and identify by name
  • Make reference to
  • Give the name or identifying characteristics of; refer to by name or some other identifying characteristic property
  • Assign a specified (usually proper) proper name to
  • Create and charge with a task or function
  • Charge with a function; charge to be
  • To give a name to (someone or something)
  • To say the name of (someone or something)
  • To choose (someone) to be (something)

Is Name a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

Points in Different Games

Words with Friends

The word Name is worth 6 points in Scrabble and 8 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Name in a Sentence

  • Please write your name on this line.
  • State your name and occupation.
  • I refused to give them my name.
  • “What are you going to name your new dog?” “I think I'll name him Sandy.”
  • The aptly named HMS “Victorious” helped the British Royal Navy win an important victory.
  • A man named James Smith is on the phone.
  • The university's physics department boasts a number of name physicists

Synonyms for Name

Antonyms for Name

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