noun (alias, es)
verb (alias, es)
- Another name; an assumed name.
- A second or further writ which is issued after a first writ has expired without effect.
- (computing) To assign an additional name to an entity, often a more user-friendly one.
Etymology: Latin fr. alius. See Else.
- 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, Simpson.)
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