from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The act of giving a name to anything: as, the naming and description of shells.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Associated with the process of giving a name to a person or thing.
  • noun A ritual or ceremony in which a name is given to a person.
  • noun The process of giving names to things.
  • noun The act of announcing the name of a person, organization etc.
  • verb Present participle of name.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective inclined to or serving for the giving of names
  • noun the verbal act of naming
  • noun the act of putting a person into a non-elective position


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