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alias

a·li·as

alias

 
pronunciation:
eI li s
parts of speech:
noun, adverb
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part of speech: noun
definition: a false or assumed name.
The escaped convict had been getting odd jobs using an alias.
synonyms:
anonym, nom de plume, pen name, pseudonym
similar words:
nickname
 
part of speech: adverb
definition: otherwise known as; in other circumstances called.
Bob Martin alias Roberto Martinez.
synonyms:
a.k.a.
Word Parts
The word alias contains the following part:
ali Latin root that means other, foreign
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