how to pronounce namesake


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The above transcription of namesake is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association. You can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

namesake is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of namesake in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… is an homage to its namesake but not in …”

meanings of namesake


  1. One who is named after another or for whom another is named.
  2. A person with the same name as another.
  3. A ship or a building that is named after someone or something.


  1. To name (somebody) after somebody else.

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