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named

EN[neɪmd] [ˈneɪmd]
US
WNamed
  • Named may refer to something that has been given a name.
  • Named may also refer to:
  • named (computing), a widely used DNS server
  • Naming (parliamentary procedure)
  • In literature:
  • The Named, a fantasy novel by Marianne Curley
  • The Named, a fictional race of prehistoric big cats, depicted in The Books of the Named series by Clare Bell

    Definition of named in English Dictionary

  • VerbBFnameSGnamesPRnaming
    1. simple past tense and past participle of name.
    2. AdjectiveBFname
      1. Having a name.
      2. More Examples
        1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
          • For the life of me, I can't remember the name of that song.
          • Some years later, this “obscure quack” attained permanent nonobscurity when the procedure bearing his name became world famous, saving many lives.
          • Healy’s first act was to crudely wipe out Forrest on the touchline. He saw yellow when it could have been red. Lafferty then had his name taken for a late one on Adam Matthews.
        2. Used in the Beginning of Sentence
          • Names of this sort, theophorous or basilophorous, were regularly given to foreigners residing in Egypt from the New Kingdom onwards, if not earlier; even Joseph was no exception.
        3. Used in the Ending of Sentence
          • As soon as I straighten out which of the twins is which, I'll start calling them by their names.
          • The best bit is the most obscure: When Vivien announces her plans to stay temporarily with a local antiques dealer, Ethel Mae Potter, only “Lucy” obsessionists may recognize Ethel Mertz’s maiden name.
          • Conceived in that journey, I was born in space. A child so birthed in desolations, homeless between yestermorrow and noon's midnight must have a proper name.
      • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
        1. Adjectives
          • Uncomparable adjectives
          • Verbs
            • Verb forms
              • Participles
                • Past participles
                • Verb simple past forms
            Related Links:
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            2. en namedness
            3. en namedrops
            4. en named pipe
            5. en named pipes
            Source: Wiktionary
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            Meaning of named for the defined word.

            Grammatically, this word "named" is an adjective, more specifically, an uncomparable adjective. It's also a verb, more specifically, a verb form.
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