name after

name after
To intentionally give someone the same name or a derivation of the same name as another person, place, or thing.

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  • name after — (or N American name for) To give (a child) the same name as another person, in honour of that person • • • Main Entry: ↑name * * * ˈname after [transitive] [present tense I/you/we/they name after he/she/it names …   Useful english dictionary

  • name after — phrasal verb [transitive] Word forms name after : present tense I/you/we/they name after he/she/it names after present participle naming after past tense named after past participle named after name someone after someone/something to give someone …   English dictionary

  • name after — name in honor of a person or thing, give the name of another person or thing …   English contemporary dictionary

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  • name — 1. The elliptical construction name of, short for by the name of, is now common informally: • Keep your eyes peeled for a customer on his own, name of Sheldrake David Lodge, 1991. 2. The idiom you name it, used informally as a colourful… …   Modern English usage

  • name for — name after (or N American name for) To give (a child) the same name as another person, in honour of that person • • • Main Entry: ↑name * * * ˈname for [transitive] [present tense I/you/we/they name for he/she/it names for …   Useful english dictionary

  • name — namer, n. /naym/, n., v., named, naming, adj. n. 1. a word or a combination of words by which a person, place, or thing, a body or class, or any object of thought is designated, called, or known. 2. mere designation, as distinguished from fact:… …   Universalium

  • after — af|ter1 W1S1 [ˈa:ftə US ˈæftər] prep, conj, adv [: Old English; Origin: After] 1.) when a particular event or time has happened, or when someone has done something ≠ ↑before ▪ After the war many soldiers stayed in France. ▪ I go swimming every… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • after — 1 preposition 1 when a particular time or event has happened or is finished: After the war many soldiers stayed in France. | I go swimming every day after work. | It s on after the 9 o clock news. | Do you believe in life after death? | 2 days/3… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • name — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 word/words sb/sth is known by ADJECTIVE ▪ Christian (BrE), first, given (esp. AmE) ▪ middle, second (= middle name) (BrE) ▪ family …   Collocations dictionary

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