determine or distinguish the nature of a problem or an illness through a diagnostic analysis
a defamatory or abusive word or phrase
identify as in botany or biology, for example
family based on male descent; "he had no sons and there was no one to carry on his name"
give or make a list of; name individually; give the names of; "List the states west of the Mississippi"
a well-known or notable person; "they studied all the great names in the history of France"; "she is an important figure in modern music"
a person's reputation; "he wanted to protect his good name"
mention and identify by name; "name your accomplices!"
make reference to; "His name was mentioned in connection with the invention"
give the name or identifying characteristics of; refer to by name or some other identifying characteristic property; "Many senators were named in connection with the scandal"; "The almanac identifies the auspi
the topology of a network whose components are connected to a hub
a star-shaped character * used in printing
mark with an asterisk; "Linguists star unacceptable sentences"
(astronomy) a celestial body of hot gases that radiates energy derived from thermonuclear reactions in the interior
be the star in a performance
any celestial body visible (as a point of light) from the Earth at night
feature as the star; "The movie stars Dustin Hoffman as an autistic man"
a performer who receives prominent billing
indicating the most important performer or role; "the leading man"; "prima ballerina"; "prima donna"; "a star figure skater"; "the starring role"; "a stellar role"; "a stellar performance"
an actor who plays a principal role
a plane figure with 5 or more points; often used as an emblem