1. (n.) The title by which any person or thing is known or designated; a distinctive specific appellation, whether of an individual or a class.

2. (n.) A descriptive or qualifying appellation given to a person or thing, on account of a character or acts.

3. (n.) Reputed character; reputation, good or bad; estimation; fame; especially, illustrious character or fame; honorable estimation; distinction.

4. (n.) Those of a certain name; a race; a family.

5. (n.) A person, an individual.

6. (n.) To give a distinctive name or appellation to; to entitle; to denominate; to style; to call.

7. (n.) To mention by name; to utter or publish the name of; to refer to by distinctive title; to mention.

8. (n.) To designate by name or specifically for any purpose; to nominate; to specify; to appoint; as, to name a day for the wedding.

9. (n.) To designate (a member) by name, as the Speaker does by way of reprimand.

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