assumed name

assumed names
N-COUNT: usu under N
If you do something under an assumed name, you do it using a name that is not your real name.

The articles were published in San Francisco newspapers under the assumed name of Dorothy Dodge...

In Arnham, she and her mother lived under assumed names and took care to speak Flemish rather than their more usual French and English.

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  • assumed name — Name used by a proprietorship, partnership, or corporation to conduct business that is different from the legal name of the proprietorship, partnership or corporation. Sometimes an assumed name is prefaced by the initials t/a for trading as or… …   Financial and business terms

  • assumed name — noun 1. a name that has been assumed temporarily • Syn: ↑alias, ↑false name • Hypernyms: ↑name 2. (law) a name under which a corporation conducts business that is not the legal name of the corporation as shown in its articles of incorporation •… …   Useful english dictionary

  • assumed name — UK [əˌsjuːmd ˈneɪm] / US [əˌsumd ˈneɪm] noun [countable] Word forms assumed name : singular assumed name plural assumed names a name someone uses so that no one will know their real name …   English dictionary

  • assumed name — as.sumed name n if you do something under an assumed name, you do it using a name that is not your real name = ↑pseudonym ▪ He s been living in Peru under an assumed name …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • assumed name — as|sumed name [ ə,sumd neım ] noun count a name someone uses so that no one will know their real name: ALIAS …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • assumed name — [əˌsjuːmd ˈneɪm] noun [C] a name that someone uses so that no one will know their real name …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • assumed name — false name, false identity …   English contemporary dictionary

  • assumed name — See ficticious name …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • assumed name — noun An alias, especially one adopted in order to deceive …   Wiktionary

  • assumed name — Alias …   New dictionary of synonyms

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