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- With appeal to; often used to introduce oaths
- By the authority of.
- Under the name or possession of
- Under the designation or excuse of
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- prep. in behalf of; on the part of; by authority; as, it was done in the name of the people; -- often used in invocation, swearing, praying, and the like.
- n. In the represented or assumed character of.
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They would fightand how stirring to do so in the name of Dionysus Zagreus and Sabazius!
But if he was not a Kissinger, keeping staff members firmly in their places, neither was he a Bundy, pushing them forward: memos went to Carter in Brzezinskis name, not in the name of those who drafted them, and the staff of the domestic policy assistant, Stuart Eizenstat, had more direct dealings with the President than Brzezinskis.
Though they claimed to speak in the name of al-Hizb al-Watani, the National Party, their manifesto was in French, not Arabic; one elite group spoke to another.
Greek prophetes (from pro-phanai, to speak for, or in the name of someone) translates the Hebrew word accurately.
Ravenna and the exarchate were governed in the name of the pope by the archbishop, assisted by three tribunes who were elected by the people.
He regressed to a fantasy of Prophetic inspiration, when the ideal society existed for war in the name of Allah.41
Institute of Robotics and Mechatronics is not only crazy enough to arm an industrial robot with a kitchen knife in the name of science, he offered it his own arm.
The Church, in ratifying and sanctioning his engagement, deputes the religious to profess in the name of the Christian community his complete devotion to God.
Sheikh el-Ullaish spoke again for jihad, and this time Mohammed Abdu stood up and demanded the overthrow of Tawfik in the name of Islam and Egypt.
Caria had fallen under Persian control in the late sixth century as had the rest of Asia Minor, but the royal family continued to rule in the name of the Great King.