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Mawson, C.O.S., ed. (1870–1938). Roget’s International Thesaurus. 1922.
 
Class IV. Words Relating to the Intellectual Faculties
Division (II) Communication of Ideas
Section III. Means of Communicating Ideas
2. Conventional Means
1. Language generally
 
564. Nomenclature.
 
  
NOUN:NOMENCLATURE; naming &c. v.; nuncupation [obs.], nomination [obs.], baptism; orismology; onomatopœia; antonomasia.
  NAME; appellation, appellative; designation; title; head, heading; caption; denomination; by-name; nickname [See Misnomer]; epithet; what one may -well, - fairly, - properly, - fitly- call.
  style, proper name; prænomen, agnomen, cognomen; patronymic, surname; cognomination; eponym; compellation, description, synonym, antonym; empty -title, - name; title, handle to one’s name; namesake.
  TERM, expression, noun; byword; convertible terms [See Interpretation]; technical term; cant [See Neology].
  
VERB:NAME, call, term, denominate, designate, style, entitle, clepe [archaic], dub [colloq. or humorous], christen, baptize, nickname, characterize, specify, define, distinguish by the name of; label (mark) [See Indication].
  BE CALLED &c. v.; take -, bear -, go (or be known) by -, go (or pass) under -, rejoice in- the name of; hight [archaic], yclept or ycleped [archaic or humorous].
  
ADJECTIVE:NAMED &c. v.; known as; nuncupatory [obs.], nuncupative [obs.]; cognominal, titular, nominal, orismological.
  
QUOTATIONS:
  1. Beggar’d all description.—Antony and Cleopatra
  2. What’s in a name? That which we call a rose By any other name would smell as sweet.—Romeo and Juliet

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