naming

Definitions of naming
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n the verbal act of naming

“the part he failed was the naming of state capitals”
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acrophony
naming a letter of the alphabet by using a word whose initial sound is the sound represented by that letter
numeration
naming numbers
denotation, indication
the act of indicating or pointing out by name
specification
naming explicitly
Type of:
speech act
the use of language to perform some act

n the act of putting a person into a non-elective position

Synonyms:
appointment, assignment, designation
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nomination
the act of officially naming a candidate
co-optation, co-option
the act of appointing summarily (with or without the appointee's consent)
delegacy
the appointment of a delegate
ordinance, ordination
the act of ordaining; the act of conferring (or receiving) holy orders
recognition
designation by the chair granting a person the right to speak in a deliberative body
laying on of hands
laying hands on a person's head to invoke spiritual blessing in Christian ordination
Type of:
conclusion, decision, determination
the act of making up your mind about something

adj inclined to or serving for the giving of names

Synonyms:
appellative
denotative, denotive
having the power of explicitly denoting or designating or naming

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