Complete Definition of "alias"

English

Etymology
Latin fr. alius. See Else.

Pronunciation
IPA: WEAE /Ëeɪ.li.És/
:Rhymes: Rhymes:English:-eɪliÉs|-eɪliÉs

Adverb
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  1. law otherwise|Otherwise; at another time; in other circumstances; otherwise called. (Used in legal proceedings to connect the different names of a person who has gone by two or more, and whose true name is for any cause doubtful; as, Smith, alias Simpson.)

Noun
en-noun|alias|es

  1. Another name; an assumed name.
  2. law A second or further writ which is issued after a first writ has expired without effect.

Translations
trans-top|another name; an assumed name
German: Pseudonym n, Deckname m
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Japanese: å½å (ããã, gimei), ç°å (ãã¿ãã, imyÅ)
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Synonyms
pseudonym

Related terms
nom de plume
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Translations
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ttbc|French: pseudonyme m
ttbc|Italian: pseudonimo m
ttbc|Portuguese: pseudônimo m
ttbc|Spanish: seudónimo m

Verb
en-verb|alias|es

  1. computing To assign an additional name to an entity, often a more user-friendly one.

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