Alias

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Definition: Alias


Alias

Quick Summary of Alias


[Latin, Otherwise called.] A term used to indicate that a person is known by more than one name.




What is the dictionary definition of Alias?

Dictionary Definition


n. 1) a name used other than the given name of a person or reference to that other name, which may not be an attempt to hide his/her identity (such as Harry for Harold, initials or a maiden name).


Full Definition of Alias


Alias is a short and more popular phrase for alias dictus. The abbreviation a.k.a., also known as, is frequently used in connection with the description of a person sought by law enforcement officers to disclose the names that the person has been known to use. A fictitious name assumed by a person is popularly termed an alias.


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Definition Sources


Definitions for Alias are sourced/syndicated and enhanced from:

  • A Dictionary of Economics (Oxford Quick Reference)
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Accounting
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Business & Management

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