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name someone or something for someone or something

to name someone or something, using the name of someone or something, in any combination. I named her for the beauty of the rising sun. They named the mountain for the first person to see it.
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First, the correct name for a tree is the one that is understood by those with whom you communicate.
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You too have given in your name for Christ's contest; you have entered for an event, and its prize is a crown.