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naming

 
Adjective naming has 1 sense
  1. appellative, naming - inclined to or serving for the giving of names; "the appellative faculty of children"; "the appellative function of some primitive rites"
    Antonym: connotative (indirect, via denotative)
Noun naming has 2 senses
  1. naming - the verbal act of naming; "the part he failed was the naming of state capitals"
    --1 is a kind of
    speech act
    --1 has particulars:
     acrophony; numeration; indication, denotation; specification
    Derived forms: verb name5, verb name7, verb name1, verb name2, verb name6
  2. appointment, assignment, designation, naming - the act of putting a person into a non-elective position; "the appointment had to be approved by the whole committee"
    --2 is a kind of decision, determination, conclusion
    --2 has particulars:
     nomination; co-option, co-optation; delegacy; ordination, ordinance; recognition
    Derived forms: verb name3, verb name4
Verb name has 9 senses
  1. name, call - assign a specified, proper name to; "They named their son David"; "The new school was named after the famous Civil Rights leader"
    --1 is one way to label
    Derived forms: noun namer1, noun name1, noun naming1
    Sample sentence:
    They name him "Bobby"
  2. name, identify - give the name or identifying characteristics of; refer to by name or some other identifying characteristic property; "Many senators were named in connection with the scandal"; "The almanac identifies the auspicious months"
    --2 is one way to denote, refer
    Derived form: noun naming1
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s somebody
    Something ----s somebody
    Something ----s something
  3. name, nominate, make - charge with a function; charge to be; "She was named Head of the Committee"; "She was made president of the club"
    --3 is one way to appoint, charge
    Derived form: noun naming2
    Sample sentence:
    They name her vice president
  4. appoint, name, nominate, constitute - create and charge with a task or function; "nominate a committee"
    --4 is one way to establish, found, plant, constitute, institute
    Derived form: noun naming2
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s somebody
  5. name - mention and identify by name; "name your accomplices!"
    --5 is one way to
    specify, set, determine, fix, limit
    Derived forms: noun name1, noun naming1
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  6. identify, discover, key, key out, distinguish, describe, name - identify as in botany or biology, for example
    Derived forms: noun name1, noun naming1
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s somebody
    Something ----s something
  7. mention, advert, bring up, cite, name, refer - make reference to; "His name was mentioned in connection with the invention"
    --7 is one way to think of, have in mind, mean
    Derived forms: noun name1, noun naming1
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s somebody
    Something ----s somebody
    Something ----s something
  8. list, name - give or make a list of; name individually; give the names of; "List the states west of the Mississippi"
    --8 is one way to enumerate, recite, itemize, itemise
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Something ----s something
  9. diagnose, name - determine or distinguish the nature of a problem or an illness through a diagnostic analysis
    --9 is one way to analyze, analyse, study, examine, canvass, canvas
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
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