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Alias definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

A'LIAS, [L.] Otherwise; as in this example, Simson alias Smith; a word used in judicial proceedings to connect the different names by which a person is called who attempts to conceal his true name and pass under a fictitious one.
A'LIAS, n. A second writ, or execution, issued when the first has failed to enforce the judgment.

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

1: a name that has been assumed temporarily [syn: alias, assumed name, false name] adv
1: as known or named at another time or place; "Mr. Smith, alias Mr. Lafayette" [syn: alias, a.k.a., also known as]

Merriam Webster's

I. adverb Etymology: Latin, otherwise, from alius other more at else Date: 15th century otherwise called ; otherwise known as II. noun Date: 1605 an assumed or additional name

Oxford Reference Dictionary

adv. & n. --adv. also named or known as. --n. a false or assumed name. Etymology: L, = at another time, otherwise

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Alias A"li*as, adv. [L., fr. alius. See Else.] (Law) (a) Otherwise; otherwise called; -- a term used in legal proceedings to connect the different names of any one who has gone by two or more, and whose true name is for any cause doubtful; as, Smith, alias Simpson. (b) At another time.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Alias A"li*as, n.; pl. Aliases. [L., otherwise, at another time.] (Law) (a) A second or further writ which is issued after a first writ has expired without effect. (b) Another name; an assumed name.

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

(aliases) 1. An alias is a false name, especially one used by a criminal. Using an alias, he had rented a house in Fleet, Hampshire. N-COUNT 2. You use alias when you are mentioning another name that someone, especially a criminal or an actor, is known by. ...the defendant Pericles Pericleous, alias Peter Smith. PREP: n-proper PREP n-proper

Soule's Dictionary of English Synonyms

I. ad. Otherwise. II. n. Assumed name.

Moby Thesaurus

Jane Doe, John Doe, Richard Roe, anonym, assumed name, contrarily, else, elsewise, false name, fictitious name, in other respects, in other ways, nom de guerre, nom de plume, nom de theatre, or else, other than, otherwise, pen name, professional name, pseudonym, stage name, than


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