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Meaning of NAMESAKE

Pronunciation:  'neym`seyk

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a person with the same name as another
 

NAMESAKE is a 8 letter word that starts with N.

 

 See Also: human, individual, mortal, person, somebody, someone, soul

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Name"sake`\, n. [For name's sake; i. e., one named for
the sake of another's name.]
One that has the same name as another; especially, one called
after, or named out of regard to, another.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: appellation, appellative, binomen, binomial name, byword, cognomen, cryptonym, denomination, designation, empty title, epithet, eponym, euonym, handle, honorific, hyponym, label, moniker, name, nomen, nomen nudum, proper name, proper noun, scientific name, secret name, style, tag, tautonym, title, trinomen, trinomial name
 

 

 

 

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