An example of an alias is when a person goes into the Witness Protection Program, and they have to assume a new identity with a new name so no one can find them.
An example of alias is when one refers to the Dark Knight, or otherwise known as Batman.
The swindler worked under various aliases.
Johnson, alias Johns.
Bell alias Jones.
Origin of alias
- Latin aliās otherwise, at another time from feminine accusative pl. of alius other al-1 in Indo-European roots
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition