Fictitious Name

Business, Legal & Accounting Glossary

Definition: Fictitious Name




What is the dictionary definition of Fictitious Name?

Dictionary Definition


Fictitious names are often used in conducting a business (see doing business as.) They may also be used when filing a lawsuit against a party whose real name is unknown or when it is appropriate to conceal the true name of the party.


Cite Term


To help you cite our definitions in your bibliography, here is the proper citation layout for the three major formatting styles, with all of the relevant information filled in.

Page URL
https://payrollheaven.com/define/fictitious-name/
Modern Language Association (MLA):
Fictitious Name. PayrollHeaven.com. Payroll & Accounting Heaven Ltd. September 27, 2021 https://payrollheaven.com/define/fictitious-name/.
Chicago Manual of Style (CMS):
Fictitious Name. PayrollHeaven.com. Payroll & Accounting Heaven Ltd. https://payrollheaven.com/define/fictitious-name/ (accessed: September 27, 2021).
American Psychological Association (APA):
Fictitious Name. PayrollHeaven.com. Retrieved September 27, 2021, from PayrollHeaven.com website: https://payrollheaven.com/define/fictitious-name/

Definition Sources


Definitions for Fictitious Name are sourced/syndicated and enhanced from:

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

This glossary post was last updated: 22nd April, 2020 | 0 Views.