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  1. naming(noun)

    the verbal act of naming

    "the part he failed was the naming of state capitals"

    Synonyms:
    appointment, assignment, designation

    Antonyms:
    connotative

  2. appointment, assignment, designation, naming(adj)

    the act of putting a person into a non-elective position

    "the appointment had to be approved by the whole committee"

    Synonyms:
    duty assignment, appellation, appointment, date, appellative, assigning, designation, appointee, identification, assignment, grant, fitting, engagement, denomination

    Antonyms:
    connotative

  3. appellative, naming(a)(adj)

    inclined to or serving for the giving of names

    "the appellative faculty of children"; "the appellative function of some primitive rites"

    Antonyms:
    connotative

How to use naming in a sentence?

  1. Bob Grant:

    Naming Hillary “The Dragon Lady”

  2. Ahmed Zayat:

    I like naming things that go back to my heritage.

  3. The Pentagon:

    As of now, there is no discussion of adjusting the naming policy.

  4. Philipp Henschel:

    We are thinking of naming the lion 'Ali' after the president as he's a cat fanatic.

  5. David Cades:

    Even in naming and marketing these systems care needs to be taken in how they are promoted.

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