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ALIAS

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does alias mean? 

ALIAS (noun)
  The noun ALIAS has 1 sense:

1. a name that has been assumed temporarily

  Familiarity information: ALIAS used as a noun is very rare.


ALIAS (adverb)
  The adverb ALIAS has 1 sense:

1. as known or named at another time or place

  Familiarity information: ALIAS used as an adverb is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


ALIAS (noun)


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Meaning:

A name that has been assumed temporarily

Classified under:

Nouns denoting communicative processes and contents

Synonyms:

alias; assumed name; false name

Hypernyms ("alias" is a kind of...):

name (a language unit by which a person or thing is known)


ALIAS (adverb)


Sense 1alias [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

As known or named at another time or place

Synonyms:

a.k.a.; alias; also known as

Context example:

Mr. Smith, alias Mr. Lafayette


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