From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Name \Name\ (n[=a]m), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Named (n[=a]md); p.
   pr. & vb. n. Naming.] [AS. namian. See Name, n.]
   1. To give a distinctive name or appellation to; to entitle;
      to denominate; to style; to call.
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            She named the child Ichabod.          --1 Sam. iv.
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            Thus was the building left
            Ridiculous, and the work Confusion named. --Milton.
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   2. To mention by name; to utter or publish the name of; to
      refer to by distinctive title; to mention.
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            None named thee but to praise.        --Halleck.
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            Old Yew, which graspest at the stones
            That name the underlying dead.        --Tennyson.
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   3. To designate by name or specifically for any purpose; to
      nominate; to specify; to appoint; as, to name a day for
      the wedding; to name someone as ambassador.
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            Whom late you have named for consul.  --Shak.
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   4. (House of Commons) To designate (a member) by name, as the
      Speaker does by way of reprimand.
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   Syn: To denominate; style; term; call; mention; specify;
        designate; nominate.
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