The definition of a name is a word or phrase that labels a person, place or thing.(noun)
An example of name is Paul.
Name is defined as to give a title to a person, place or thing.(verb)
An example of name is for parents to choose to call their newborn Adam.
See name in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME < OE nama, akin to Ger name < IE base *(o)nomṇ > L nomen, Gr onoma, onyma
See name in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Middle English
Origin: , from Old English nama; see nō̆-men- in Indo-European roots.
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