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named meaning

EN[neɪmd] [ˈneɪmd]
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WNamed
  • Named may refer to something that has been given a name.
  • Named may also refer to:
  • named (computing), a widely used DNS server
  • Naming (parliamentary procedure)
  • In literature:
  • The Named, a fantasy novel by Marianne Curley
  • The Named, a fictional race of prehistoric big cats, depicted in The Books of the Named series by Clare Bell

    Definition of named in English Dictionary

  • VerbBFnameSGnamesPRnaming
    1. simple past tense and past participle of name.
    2. AdjectiveBFname
      1. Having a name.
      2. More Examples
        1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
          • The talented 22-year-old is one of six players named to lead last year's wooden spooners, the group to be headed by James McDonald who had already been confirmed as the club's new captain.
          • The teacher read out the names of the students who had passed the exam.
          • Instead of Punta Cana, its name for the last 27 years, the restaurant was now called Casa de Campo — the same as an ultraluxe resort in the Dominican Republic.
        2. Used in the Beginning of Sentence
          • Names of this sort, theophorous or basilophorous, were regularly given to foreigners residing in Egypt from the New Kingdom onwards, if not earlier; even Joseph was no exception.
        3. Used in the Ending of Sentence
          • Although he was found innocent, the allegations had tarred his name.
          • The best bit is the most obscure: When Vivien announces her plans to stay temporarily with a local antiques dealer, Ethel Mae Potter, only “Lucy” obsessionists may recognize Ethel Mertz’s maiden name.
          • As soon as I straighten out which of the twins is which, I'll start calling them by their names.
      • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
        1. Adjectives
          • Uncomparable adjectives
          • Verbs
            • Verb forms
              • Participles
                • Past participles
                • Verb simple past forms
            Related Links:
            1. en namedrop
            2. en namedness
            3. en namedrops
            4. en named pipe
            5. en named pipes
            Source: Wiktionary
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            Meaning of named for the defined word.

            Grammatically, this word "named" is an adjective, more specifically, an uncomparable adjective. It's also a verb, more specifically, a verb form.
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