nameable

[ney-muh-buhl]
adjective
1.
capable of or susceptible to being named or identified; identifiable.
2.
worth mentioning by name; notable; memorable.
Also, namable.


Origin:
1770–80; name + -able

nameability, noun
unnameable, adjective
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name (neɪm)
 
n
1.  a word or term by which a person or thing is commonly and distinctively knownRelated: nominal
2.  mere outward appearance or form as opposed to fact (esp in the phrase in name): he was a ruler in name only
3.  a word, title, or phrase descriptive of character, usually abusive or derogatory: to call a person names
4.  reputation, esp, if unspecified, good reputation: he's made quite a name for himself
5.  a.  a famous person or thing: a name in the advertising world
 b.  chiefly (US), (Canadian) (as modifier): a name product
6.  a member of Lloyd's who provides part of the capital of a syndicate and shares in its profits or losses but does not arrange its business
7.  in the name of, under the name of using as a name
8.  in the name of
 a.  for the sake of
 b.  by the sanction or authority of
9.  know by name to have heard of without having met
10.  name of the game
 a.  anything that is essential, significant, or important
 b.  expected or normal conditions, circumstances, etc: in gambling, losing money's the name of the game
11.  to one's name belonging to one: I haven't a penny to my name
 
vb
12.  to give a name to; call by a name: she named the child Edward
13.  to refer to by name; cite: he named three French poets
14.  to determine, fix, or specify: they have named a date for the meeting
15.  to appoint to or cite for a particular title, honour, or duty; nominate: he was named Journalist of the Year
16.  to ban (an MP) from the House of Commons by mentioning him formally by name as being guilty of disorderly conduct
17.  name and shame to reveal the identity of a person or organization guilty of illegal or unacceptable behaviour in order to embarrass them into not repeating the offence
18.  name names to cite people, esp in order to blame or accuse them
19.  name the day to choose the day for one's wedding
20.  you name it whatever you need, mention, etc
 
Related: nominal
 
[Old English nama, related to Latin nomen, Greek noma, Old High German namo, German Namen]
 
'namable
 
adj
 
'nameable
 
adj

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Or nameable, really, if you look at the wreckage closely.
Despite its smaller size and lack of a nameable subject, carvers often lavished it with considerable attention.
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