name for


    Definition of name for in English Dictionary

  • VerbSGnames forPRnaming forPT, PPnamed for
    1. To intentionally give someone the same name or a derivation of the same name as another person, place, or thing.
    2. More Examples
      1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
        • Instead of Punta Cana, its name for the last 27 years, the restaurant was now called Casa de Campo — the same as an ultraluxe resort in the Dominican Republic.
        • Also in Mr. Ledger’s system were three anti-anxiety medications: diazepam, the generic name for Valium; alprazolam, commonly known as Xanax; and temazepam [ … ] .
        • He had detailed from his company a jovial Irish lad as orderly — the regular army name for the position is dog-robber.
    • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
      1. Phrases
        • Phrasal verbs
          • Phrasal verbs with particle (for)
        • Verbs
          • Phrasal verbs
            • Phrasal verbs with particle (for)

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        Look-Alike Words
        1. en come for
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        Meaning of name for for the defined word.

        Grammatically, this idiom "name for" is a phrase, more specifically, a phrasal verb. It's also a verb, more specifically, a phrasal verb.
        Definiteness: Level 1
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