English dictionary definition of:



  • by the sanction or authority of
  • a language unit by which a person or thing is known
  • a defamatory or abusive word or phrase
  • family based on male descent
  • a well-known or notable person
  • a person's reputation


  • determine or distinguish the nature of a problem or an illness through a diagnostic analysis
  • identify as in botany or biology, for example
  • give or make a list of; name individually; give the names of
  • mention and identify by name
  • make reference to
  • give the name or identifying characteristics of; refer to by name or some other identifying characteristic property
  • assign a specified (usually proper) proper name to
  • create and charge with a task or function
  • charge with a function; charge to be


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Scrabble score for name

Scrabble score = 6

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