HyperDic: naming

English > 3 senses of the word naming:
NOUNcommunicationnamingthe verbal / verbal / verbal act of naming
actnaming, appointment, assignment, designationthe act of putting a person into a non-elective position
ADJECTIVEallnaming, appellativeinclined to or serving for the giving of names
naming > pronunciation
Rhymesabducting ... zoning: 2044 rhymes with ihng...
English > naming: 3 senses > adjective 1
MeaningInclined to or serving for the giving of names.
Broaderdenotative, denotiveHaving the power of explicitly denoting or designating or naming
English > naming: 3 senses > noun 1, communication
MeaningThe verbal / verbal / verbal act of naming.
Example"the part he failed was the naming of state capitals"
Narroweracrophonynaming a letter of the alphabet by using a word whose initial sound is the sound represented by that letter
indication, denotationThe act of indicating or pointing out by name
numerationnaming numbers
specificationnaming explicitly
Broaderspeech actThe use of language to perform some act
Verbsnameidentify as in botany or biology, for example
namegive the name or identifying characteristics / characteristics of
nameassign a specified (usually proper) proper name to
namemake reference to
namemention and identify by name
English > naming: 3 senses > noun 2, act
MeaningThe act of putting a person into a non-elective position.
Synonymsappointment, assignment, designation
Narrowerco-option, co-optationThe act of appointing summarily (with or without the appointee's / appointee's consent)
delegacyThe appointment of a delegate
nominationThe act of officially naming a candidate
ordination, ordinanceThe act of ordaining
recognitiondesignation by the chair granting a person the right to speak in a deliberative body
Broaderdecision, determination, conclusionThe act of making up your mind about something
Spanishasignación, designación, nombramiento
Catalanassignació, designació, nomenament
Verbsnamecreate and charge with a task or function
namecharge with a function

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