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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
          • One frequent annotater of Library of Congress photographs of New York City on Flickr goes by the name Epicharmus.
          • I took the liberty of adding your name to the list.
          • Healy’s first act was to crudely wipe out Forrest on the touchline. He saw yellow when it could have been red. Lafferty then had his name taken for a late one on Adam Matthews.
        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
          • 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.
          • 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.
          • How much do you want to bet he pitches a tent when he finds out she knows his 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 namespace
          4. en namesaked
          5. en namesakes
          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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