Synonyms for appellative

Synonyms for (noun) appellative

Synonyms: appellation, appellative, denomination, designation

Definition: identifying word or words by which someone or something is called and classified or distinguished from others

Similar words: name

Definition: a language unit by which a person or thing is known

Usage: his name really is George Washington; those are two names for the same thing

Synonyms for (adjective) appellative

Synonyms: naming, appellative

Definition: inclined to or serving for the giving of names

Usage: the appellative faculty of children; the appellative function of some primitive rites

Similar words: denotative, denotive

Definition: having the power of explicitly denoting or designating or naming