in the name of love

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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • 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

  • n. In the represented or assumed character of.
  • 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.

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