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Meaning of NAMESAKE

Pronunciation:  'neym`seyk

WordNet Dictionary
[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
\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