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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 had detailed from his company a jovial Irish lad as orderly — the regular army name for the position is dog-robber.
          • He goes under the name of Mr X to remain anonymous.
          • He also had a son named Dave who thought milking a pretty tough job, and who imagined he was getting weak-handed and on the way to milker's paralysis.
        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
          • Soapberries are rich enough in saponin to be used as soap substitute, hence their 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.
          • In its elongated form, the shen ring became the cartouche which enclosed and protected a royal name.
      • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
        1. Nouns
          • Noun forms
            • Noun plural forms
          • Verbs
            • Verb forms
              • Verb singular forms
                • Third-person singular forms
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          Source: Wiktionary

          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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