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alias - Meaning and Examples

Meaning of 'alias' (Webster Dictionary)

1 . Alias [ adv.]
- Otherwise; otherwise called; -- a term used in legal proceedings to connect the different names of any one who has gone by two or more, and whose true name is for any cause doubtful; as, Smith, alias Simpson.
- At another time.
2 . Alias [ n.]
- A second or further writ which is issued after a first writ has expired without effect.
- Another name; an assumed name.

Meaning of 'alias' (Princeton's WordNet)

1 . alias [ r]
Meaning (1):
- as known or named at another time or place
Example in sentence:
  • Mr. Smith, alias Mr. Lafayette