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names meaning

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
          • He goes under the name of Mr X to remain anonymous.
          • The teacher read out the names of the students who had passed the exam.
          • I barely mentioned the band's name before he went off on one about how commercial the top forty is these days.
        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.
          • Soapberries are rich enough in saponin to be used as soap substitute, hence their 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. 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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