How to use Name in a sentence as a noun

* If your payables and debts are all in the company's name, nobody is coming for your house.

* If they were in your name, well, that sucks, but still nobody is coming for your house.

He hands out little yellow stickies with his name on them, reminding people "who runs the company" when they disagree with him.

There's actually a formal name for this phenomenon.

The salient quote from Greenwald's article on this:They completely abused their own terrorism law for reasons having nothing whatsoever to do with terrorism: a potent reminder of how often governments lie when they claim that they need powers to stop "the terrorists", and how dangerous it is to vest unchecked power with political officials in its name.

The [Y] icon already tells me the tab points to Hacker News, so an excerpt of the title would help more than the site name.

How to use Name in a sentence as a verb

All the time--in offices, conferences, churches, cafes, restaurants, bars ... you name it.

And regardless of how well the name of the man behind _why is or isnt known, I also disapprove of repeating it in the article, it was not necessary to the story at all.

You can purchase one without your name and address but you can only add money to it using your bank-account.

The article gives his name, face, address and relatives.

You will have a business mess because it will be very easy to conclude you did this maliciously, and you're now one Hacker News post away from having a customer run your name through the mud and for the next several months, 7 out of the top 10 results on any Google search for your company's name will be that post and related ones.

Topic other than discussing the irresponsibility of "outing" a guy using the clever tricks of using his name and public records look ups.> A libertarian, Nakamoto encouraged his daughter to be independent, start her own business and "not be under the government's thumb," she says.

Name definitions


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"


a person's reputation; "he wanted to protect his good name"


family based on male descent; "he had no sons and there was no one to carry on his name"

See also: gens


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"

See also: figure


by the sanction or authority of; "halt in the name of the law"


a defamatory or abusive word or phrase

See also: epithet


assign a specified (usually proper) proper name to; "They named their son David"; "The new school was named after the famous Civil Rights leader"

See also: call


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"

See also: identify


charge with a function; charge to be; "She was named Head of the Committee"; "She was made president of the club"

See also: nominate make


create and charge with a task or function; "nominate a committee"

See also: appoint nominate constitute


mention and identify by name; "name your accomplices!"


make reference to; "His name was mentioned in connection with the invention"

See also: mention advert cite refer


identify as in botany or biology, for example

See also: identify discover distinguish describe


give or make a list of; name individually; give the names of; "List the states west of the Mississippi"

See also: list


determine or distinguish the nature of a problem or an illness through a diagnostic analysis

See also: diagnose