She named the child Ichabod. --1 Sam. iv.
Thus was the building left Ridiculous, and the work
Confusion named. --Milton.
2. To mention by name; to utter or publish the name of; to
refer to by distinctive title; to mention.
None named thee but to praise. --Halleck.
Old Yew, which graspest at the stones That name the
underlying dead. --Tennyson.
3. To designate by name or specifically for any purpose; to
nominate; to specify; to appoint; as, to name a day for
Whom late you have named for consul. --Shak.
4. (House of Commons) To designate (a member) by name, as the
Speaker does by way of reprimand.
Syn: To denominate; style; term; call; mention; specify;