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Meaning of APPELLATION

Pronunciation:  `apu'leyshun

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  identifying word or words by which someone or something is called and classified or distinguished from others
 

APPELLATION is a 11 letter word that starts with A.

 

 Synonyms: appellative, denomination, designation
 
 See Also: cognomen, moniker, name, nickname, sobriquet, soubriquet, title

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Ap`pel*la"tion\, n. [L. appellatio, fr. appellare:
cf. F. appellation. See {Appeal}.]
1. The act of appealing; appeal. [Obs.] --Spenser.

2. The act of calling by a name.

3. The word by which a particular person or thing is called
   and known; name; title; designation.

         They must institute some persons under the
         appellation of magistrates.           --Hume.

Syn: See {Name}.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: appellative, baptism, binomen, binomial name, byword, calling, christening, cognomen, cryptonym, definition, denomination, designation, empty title, epithet, eponym, euonym, handle, honorific, hyponym, identification, label, moniker, name, namesake, naming, nicknaming, nomen, nomen nudum, proper name, proper noun, scientific name, secret name, style, styling, tag, tautonym, terming, title, trinomen, trinomial name
 

 

 

 

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