Another word for name
proper name, Christian name, given name, cognomen, appellation, designation, first name, family name, compellation, title, prenomen, denomination, surname, agnomen, agname, style, sign, patronymic, matronymic, eponym*, moniker*, handle*; see also signature.
Insulting names include: devil, imbecile, idiot, blackguard, rat, skunk, dog, pig, fool, moron, punk, brute, cochon, canaille (both French), ladrÃ³n, galopin (both Spanish), Schweinhund, Schweinigel, Lausejunge, Lausehund (all German); bum*, boob*, oaf*, goon*, sourpuss*, dumb Dora*, specks*, four-eyes*, skinny*, fatty*, windbag*, buttinski*, meshugana*, nerd*, dork*, doofus*, jerk*, louse*, schmuck*, sap*, sleaze*, creep*, wimp*, weenie*, wuss*, dweeb*, geek*, turkey*, bimbo*, pinhead*, dingbat*, ditz*, airhead*, nitwit*, klutz*, bonehead*, musclehead*;
A famous person
by authority of, in reference to, as representative of; see for.
be acquainted with, not know personally, have heard of; see know 3.
belonging to one, in one's possession, possessed by; see owned.
To give a name
call, christen, baptize, style, term, label, identify, provide with nomenclature, classify, denominate, designate, title, entitle, nickname, characterize, label, ticket, dub*, pin a moniker on*, put the tag on*, give a handle*; see also describe, define.
To indicate by name
Another word for namenoun
The word or words by which one is called and identified:appellation, appellative, cognomen, denomination, designation, epithet, nickname, style, tag, title. (Slang) handle, moniker. See specific, words
Public estimation of someone:character, report, reputation, repute. (Informal) rep. See respect
A famous person:celebrity, hero, lion, luminary, notable, personage, personality. (Informal) big name. See knowledge
To give a name or title to:baptize, call, christen, denominate, designate, dub, entitle, style, term, title. See specific, words
To refer to by name:cite, instance, mention, specify. See specific
To describe with a word or term:call, characterize, designate, label, style, tag, term. See specific, words
To select for an office or position:appoint, designate, make, nominate, tap1. See choice