Naming and Tell


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Naming noun – The verbal act of naming.
Tell and naming are semantically related. In some cases you can use "Tell" instead a verb "Naming".
Nearby Words: name, named
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Tell verb – To give an oral or written account of in some detail.
Naming and tell are semantically related. Sometimes you can replace term "Naming" with "Tell", this verbs are similar.
Nearby Words: telling, teller
Synonyms for Tell

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  • Literature / Fighting Fantasy Numerical Theme Naming: The traitor in Masks of Mayhem has a number hidden in their name (Ifor Tynin) to tell you which reference to turn to when your character realises they have been betrayed.
  • Theme Naming: Come on, don't tell me you can't guess Shojonoe's name origin... Or Mahorita's?
  • Hudson adopts his chosen name as a grudging joke, after he claims that naming people is just as foolish as naming the sky or naming a river (only for Elisa to tell him that New York's river is, in fact, named "The Hudson").
    Source: Xenofiction
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