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Definitions of named

  1. given or having a specified name; " they called his name Jesus"; " forces... which Empedocles called ` love' and ` hate'"; " an actor named Harold Lloyd"; " a building in Cardiff named the Temple of Peace"
  2. bearing the author's name; " a named source"
  3. of Name
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Usage examples for named

  1. Did you really mean you named it after me- honest? – Tom Slade Motorcycle Dispatch Bearer by Percy Keese Fitzhugh
  2. " Why don't you go-" here or there, or to the other place which the deacon named – Eunice by Margaret Murray Robertson
  3. " And you knew a girl named Clotelle," continued the old man. – Clotelle The Colored Heroine by William Wells Brown
  4. His name was Koona, which is the Indian word for " snow"; and he was well named – By Canoe and Dog-Train by Egerton Ryerson Young
  5. Then you heard nothing of a waiter from this hotel, a waiter named Sobieski? – A Son of the Immortals by Louis Tracy
  6. We will consider them in the order here named – The Development of the European Nations, 1870-1914 (5th ed.) by John Holland Rose
  7. I wish they would have let him been named instead of me, but they would not, and when the list was finished, he was not on it. – La Vendée An Historical Romance by Anthony Trollope
  8. Delane named a little village on the farther edge of the common. – Harvest by Mrs. Humphry Ward
  9. I have not named her. – The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith by George Meredith
  10. If none are caught, three more are named – My Book of Indoor Games by Clarence Squareman
  11. The next day we arrived at a little village named Muskau. – The Biography of a Rabbit by Roy Benson, Jr.
  12. Jethro named the sum instantly, also in a whisper. – The Complete PG Edition of The Works of Winston Churchill by Winston Churchill
  13. Let her never be named to me again. – Bad Hugh by Mary Jane Holmes
  14. He is well named – Betty Zane by Zane Grey
  15. There was a reason for it- there always is a reason for these things- and Mrs. Bostock named it when she named young Billy Hawtrey. – Mr. Waddington of Wyck by May Sinclair
  16. There was a man named Kestner; another named Weishelm. – The Dark Star by Robert W. Chambers
  17. How should she find that which none has ever named or known? – Gone to Earth by Mary Webb
  18. With her eyes she urged him on, and he continued gravely: In France I met a man, an American sergeant named Hammond. – The Mardi Gras Mystery by H. Bedford-Jones
  19. I have named them the Southesk Tablelands, after my father. – Spinifex and Sand Five Years' Pioneering and Exploration in Western Australia by David W Carnegie
  20. He said to him, " Dear son, I wished to see thee once again before my end, promise me to marry as I wish," and he named a certain King's daughter who was to be his wife. – Household Tales by Brothers Grimm by Grimm Brothers
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