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antonym
a word of opposite meaning
good-bad
cognomen
a distinguishing nickname or epithet
denomination
a general name for a category
namesake
one who is named after another
nomenclature
tha act of naming
nominate
to appoint or propose for appointment to a place
i nominate you to the drug store
pseudonym
a fictitious name
kind of like a pen name
renown
a state of being widely acclaimed and highly honored
"She is a very renowned barn keeper."
surname
the name borne in common by members of a family
"What's surname, sir?
synonym
a symbolic or figurative name
nom de plume
pen name (it's French)
Mark Twain is a nom de plume.
anonymous
of unknown authorship or origin
This hint is anonymous.
misnomer
the misnaming of a person in a legal instrument
"That must be a dog."
"It is a sheep, sir."