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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

named \named\ adjective

1. given or having a specified name; as, an actor named Harold Lloyd; a building in Cardiff named the Temple of Peace. Contrasted to {unnamed}.

Syn: called. [WordNet 1.5]

2. bearing the author's name; as, a named source. Opposite of {anonymous}. [WordNet 1.5]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Name \Name\ (n[=a]m), verb (used with an object) [imp. & p. p. {Named} (n[=a]md); p. pr. & vb. n. {Naming}.] [AS. namian. See {Name}, noun]

1. To give a distinctive name or appellation to; to entitle; to denominate; to style; to call.

She named the child Ichabod. --1 Sam. iv. 21.

Thus was the building left Ridiculous, and the work Confusion named. --Milton.

2. To mention by name; to utter or publish the name of; to refer to by distinctive title; to mention.

None named thee but to praise. --Halleck.

Old Yew, which graspest at the stones That name the underlying dead. --Tennyson.

3. To designate by name or specifically for any purpose; to nominate; to specify; to appoint; as, to name a day for the wedding; to name someone as ambassador.

Whom late you have named for consul. --Shak.

4. (House of Commons) To designate (a member) by name, as the Speaker does by way of reprimand.

Syn: To denominate; style; term; call; mention; specify; designate; nominate.


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