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EN[neɪmz] [-eɪmz]
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    Definition of names in English Dictionary

  • NounBFname
    1. plural of name.
    2. VerbBFnamePRnamingPT, PPnamed
      1. third-person singular simple present indicative form of name.
      2. More Examples
        1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
          • I will ask you, for the record, to state your name and address.
          • For the life of me, I can't remember the name of that song.
          • Tell this soul with sorrow laden if, within the distant Aidenn / It shall clasp a sainted maiden whom the angels named Lenore
        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
          • As soon as I straighten out which of the twins is which, I'll start calling them by their names.
          • Although he was found innocent, the allegations had tarred his name.
          • Conceived in that journey, I was born in space. A child so birthed in desolations, homeless between yestermorrow and noon's midnight must have a proper name.
      • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
        1. Nouns
          • Noun forms
            • Noun plural forms
          • Verbs
            • Verb forms
              • Verb singular forms
                • Third-person singular forms
          Related Links:
          1. en namesake
          2. en namest
          3. en namesaked
          4. en namesakes
          5. en namespace
          Source: Wiktionary
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          Meaning of names for the defined word.

          Grammatically, this word "names" is a noun, more specifically, a noun form. It's also a verb, more specifically, a verb form.
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