EN[neɪmd] [ˈneɪmd]
  • 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
          • The best-characterized yeast prionogenic proteins are Sup35 and Ure2p, which, in their aggregated state, form two cytosolic inheritable elements named PSI+ and URE3, respectively.
          • Her name is on the tip of my tongue; it could be Kathy or Karen or something.
          • In defence it may be argued that Tamil cinema styles itself Mollywood anyway (Madras + Hollywood), but here again the city's name has also been changed to Chennai.
        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
          • Soapberries are rich enough in saponin to be used as soap substitute, hence their 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.
          • In its elongated form, the shen ring became the cartouche which enclosed and protected a royal 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 namedrops
            3. en namedness
            4. en named pipe
            5. en namedropped
            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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