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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 name used to hide one's real name.
When he travelled outside the country, he used an alias.
synonyms:
pen name
similar words:
nickname
 
part of speech: adverb
definition: otherwise known as; also named.
The police reported that Don Smith, alias John White, was arrested after a long car chase.
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