by the sanction or authority of; "halt in the name of the law"
a language unit by which a person or thing is known; "his name really is George Washington"; "those are two names for the same thing"
a defamatory or abusive word or phrase
family based on male descent; "he had no sons and there was no one to carry on his name"
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"
determine or distinguish the nature of a problem or an illness through a diagnostic analysis
a person's reputation; "he wanted to protect his good name"
identify as in botany or biology, for example
give or make a list of; name individually; give the names of; "List the states west of the Mississippi"
mention and identify by name; "name your accomplices!"
make reference to; "His name was mentioned in connection with the invention" <
a human being; "there was too much for one person to do"
a human body (usually including the clothing); "a weapon was hidden on his person"
a grammatical category used in the classification of pronouns, possessive determiners, and verb forms according to whether they indicate the speaker, the addressee, or a third party; "stop talking about yourself in the third person"