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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 name /ˈnem/
 名稱,姓名,名義,名譽,名詞(vt.)命名,稱呼,任命,提名,列舉(a.)姓名的,名字

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 name
 資料名稱

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 name
 資料名稱

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 name
 裝設者名稱

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 name
 索引資料名稱

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 name
 索引名稱

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 name
 助憶名稱

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 name
 鎖名

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 name
 名目; 名稱; 名; 名字

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 name
 限定資料名稱

From: Network Terminology

 name
 名 名稱

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Name n.
 1. The title by which any person or thing is known or designated; a distinctive specific appellation, whether of an individual or a class.
    Whatsoever Adam called every living creature, that was the name thereof.   --Gen. ii. 19.  
 What's in a name? That which we call a rose
 By any other name would smell as sweet.   --Shak.
 2. A descriptive or qualifying appellation given to a person or thing, on account of a character or acts.
    His name shall be called Wonderful, Counsellor, The mighty God, The everlasting Father, The Prince of Peace.   --Is. ix. 6.
 3. Reputed character; reputation, good or bad; estimation; fame; especially, illustrious character or fame; honorable estimation; distinction.
    What men of name resort to him?   --Shak.
    Far above . . . every name that is named, not only in this world, but also in that which is to come.   --Eph. i. 21.
    I will get me a name and honor in the kingdom.   --1 Macc. iii. 14.
    He hath brought up an evil name upon a virgin.   --Deut. xxii. 19.
    The king's army . . . had left no good name behind.   --Clarendon.
 4. Those of a certain name; a race; a family.
    The ministers of the republic, mortal enemies of his name, came every day to pay their feigned civilities.   --Motley.
 5. A person, an individual. [Poetic]
    They list with women each degenerate name.   --Dryden.
 Christian name. (a) The name a person receives at baptism, as distinguished from surname; baptismal name; in western countries, it is also called a first name. (b) A given name, whether received at baptism or not.
 Given name. See under Given.
 In name, in profession, or by title only; not in reality; as, a friend in name.
 In the name of.  (a) In behalf of; by the authority of. I charge you in the duke's name to obey me.” --Shak. (b) In the represented or assumed character of. “I'll to him again in name of Brook.” --Shak.
 Name plate, a plate as of metal, glass, etc., having a name upon it, as a sign; a doorplate.
 Pen name, a name assumed by an author; a pseudonym or nom de plume. --Bayard Taylor.
 Proper name Gram., a name applied to a particular person, place, or thing.
 To call names, to apply opprobrious epithets to; to call by reproachful appellations.
 To take a name in vain, to use a name lightly or profanely; to use a name in making flippant or dishonest oaths. --Ex. xx. 7.
 Syn: -- Appellation; title; designation; cognomen; denomination; epithet.
 Usage: -- Name, Appellation, Title, Denomination. Name is generic, denoting that combination of sounds or letters by which a person or thing is known and distinguished. Appellation, although sometimes put for name simply, denotes, more properly, a descriptive term (called also agnomen or cognomen), used by way of marking some individual peculiarity or characteristic; as, Charles the Bold, Philip the Stammerer. A title is a term employed to point out one's rank, office, etc.; as, the Duke of Bedford, Paul the Apostle, etc. Denomination is to particular bodies what appellation is to individuals; thus, the church of Christ is divided into different denominations, as Congregationalists, Episcopalians, Presbyterians, etc.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Name v. t. [imp. & p. p. Named p. pr. & vb. n. Naming.]
 1. To give a distinctive name or appellation to; to entitle; to denominate; to style; to call.
    She named the child Ichabod.   --1 Sam. iv. 21.
 Thus was the building left
 Ridiculous, and the work Confusion named.   --Milton.
 2. To mention by name; to utter or publish the name of; to refer to by distinctive title; to mention.
    None named thee but to praise.   --Halleck.
 Old Yew, which graspest at the stones
 That name the underlying dead.   --Tennyson.
 3. To designate by name or specifically for any purpose; to nominate; to specify; to appoint; as, to name a day for the wedding; to name someone as ambassador.
    Whom late you have named for consul.   --Shak.
 4. House of Commons To designate (a member) by name, as the Speaker does by way of reprimand.
 Syn: -- To denominate; style; term; call; mention; specify; designate; nominate.
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 name
      n 1: a language unit by which a person or thing is known; "his
           name really is George Washington"; "those are two names
           for the same thing"
      2: by the sanction or authority of; "halt in the name of the
         law"
      3: a person's reputation; "he wanted to protect his good name"
      4: a well-known or notable person; "they studied all the great
         names in the history of France"; "she is an important
         figure in modern music" [syn: figure, public figure]
      5: family based on male descent; "he had no sons and there was
         no one to carry on his name" [syn: gens]
      6: a defamatory or abusive word or phrase; "sticks and stones
         may break my bones but names can never hurt me" [syn: epithet]
      v 1: assign a specified, proper name to; "They named their son
           David"; "The new school was named after the famous Civil
           Rights leader" [syn: call]
      2: 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" [syn: identify]
      3: charge with a function; charge to be; "She was named Head of
         the Committee"; "She was made president of the club" [syn:
          nominate, make]
      4: create and charge with a task or function; "nominate a
         committee" [syn: appoint, nominate, constitute]
      5: mention and identify by name; "name your accomplices!"
      6: identify as in botany or biology, for example [syn: identify,
          discover, key, key out, distinguish, describe]
      7: make reference to; "His name was mentioned in connection
         with the invention" [syn: mention, advert, bring up,
          cite, refer]
      8: give or make a list of; name individually; give the names
         of; "List the states west of the Mississippi" [syn: list]
      9: determine or distinguish the nature of a problem or an
         illness through a diagnostic analysis [syn: diagnose]