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named meaning

EN[neɪmd] [ˈneɪmd]
US
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
          • For the life of me, I can't remember the name of that song.
          • Removing her name from the mailing list was her way of tying up loose ends.
          • That's embarrassing... I mistyped her name on the invitation.
        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
          • A person is born into their skin group and thus, in addition to a personal name, shares with other relatives who are similarly classified, a skin 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.
          • How much do you want to bet he pitches a tent when he finds out she knows his name?
      • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
        1. Adjectives
          • Uncomparable adjectives
          • Verbs
            • Verb forms
              • Participles
                • Past participles
                • Verb simple past forms
            Related Links:
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            2. en namedness
            3. en namedrops
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            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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