(n)1. a word or set of words by which a person, animal, place, or thing is known, addressed, or referred to.
2. a famous person. "as usual, the big race will lure the top names"
(v) 1. give a name to. "hundreds of diseases had not yet been isolated or named"
2. specify (an amount, time, or place) as something desired, suggested, or decided on. "he showed them the picture and named a price" synonyms: choose, select, pick, decide on, nominate, designate