assumed name


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Noun1.assumed name - a name that has been assumed temporarily
name - a language unit by which a person or thing is known; "his name really is George Washington"; "those are two names for the same thing"
2.assumed name - (law) a name under which a corporation conducts business that is not the legal name of the corporation as shown in its articles of incorporation
name - a language unit by which a person or thing is known; "his name really is George Washington"; "those are two names for the same thing"
law, jurisprudence - the collection of rules imposed by authority; "civilization presupposes respect for the law"; "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"
Translations

assumed name

[əˈsjuːmdˈneɪm] nnome m falso
under an assumed name → sotto falso nome
References in classic literature ?
Under an assumed name I have wormed myself into its service for revenge; and as there is a heaven above us, I will have its heart's blood
Having been published without his usual elaborate revision, Poe may have wished to hide his hasty work under an assumed name.
Last, and not least important, Miss Giles sounded in my ears exactly like an assumed name.
Three months ago, therefore, I went out to meet him as a knight-errant, under the assumed name of the Knight of the Mirrors, intending to engage him in combat and overcome him without hurting him, making it the condition of our combat that the vanquished should be at the disposal of the victor.
Whereupon John went forth, and pawned his gold watch under the assumed name of John Froggs, 85 Pleasance.
When his assumed name had been repeated several times, Noah rubbed his eyes, and, giving a heavy yawn, looked sleepily about him.
under his assumed name, in order that he might be appointed to the post he subsequently held.
He made no mention of the way in which he had employed himself; merely informing Newman that a letter addressed to him under his assumed name at the Post Office, Portsmouth, would readily find him, and entreating that worthy friend to write full particulars of the situation of his mother and sister, and an account of all the grand things that Ralph Nickleby had done for them since his departure from London.
When uttering that assumed name he would make for himself a guardedly solemn and reserved face as though he were afraid lest I should presume to smile, lest he himself should venture to smile, and the sacred formality of our relations should be outraged beyond mending.
It was sheer folly to attempt to trace a woman who had gone I knew not whither, and who herself informed me that she meant to pass under an assumed name.
Whatever his reasons might be, Eustace had assuredly married me under an assumed name.
Disguised, and under an assumed name, he returned to Salt Lake City, careless what became of his own life, as long as he obtained what he knew to be justice.