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e·pon·y·mous

 (ĭ-pŏn′ə-məs)
adj.
1. Of, relating to, or constituting an eponym.
2. Named after something else or deriving from an existing name or word: "Programs such as He-Man and Masters of the Universe ... were all created with the explicit purpose of selling the eponymous toys to children" (Susan Gregory Thomas).

[From Greek epōnumos; see eponym.]

eponymous

(ɪˈpɒnɪməs)
adj
1. (of a person) being the person after whom a literary work, film, etc, is named: the eponymous heroine in the film of Jane Eyre.
2. (of a literary work, film, etc) named after its central character or creator: the Stooges' eponymous debut album.
eˈponymously adv

ep•on•y•mous

(əˈpɒn ə məs)

adj.
giving one's name to something, as a tribe or place.
[1840–50; < Greek epṓnymos. See ep-, -onym, -ous]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.eponymous - being or relating to or bearing the name of an eponym
Translations

eponymous

[ɪˈpɒnɪməs] ADJepónimo

eponymous

[ɪˈpɒnɪməs] adjde ce nom, du même nom, éponyme
the eponymous hero of ... → le héros éponyme de ...epoxy resin [ɪˌpɒksiˈrɛzɪn] nrésine f époxy

eponymous

adjnamengebend; eponymous hero (of novel)Titelheld m

eponymous

[ɪˈpɒnɪməs] adj (liter) → eponimo
References in classic literature ?
The word 'Brut' comes from the name 'Brutus,' according to Geoffrey a Trojan hero and eponymous founder of the British race.
spirits company's product portfolio, which includes the eponymous vodka as well as Level Vodka, Cruzan Rum and Plymouth Gin.
This fourth volume in the popular Artemis Fowl series pits the eponymous criminal mastermind, now 14 years old, against his rival, the evil pixie Opal Koboi.
The eponymous sponsoring group is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization that says on its IRS Form 990 that it exists to "host an annual prayer breakfast in Washington, D.
White made his name as the auteur behind the 1996 "Femalien" series--a thoroughly silly set of sci-fi soft-core pix--and a few years later produced the considerably more substantive "Understanding Joshua," 2000, in which the eponymous antihero, a sad-sack homunculus, makes his way through a landscape of suburban parties and unsatisfying interactions.
According to Manhattan's Village Voice, in May last year Lockhart Steele abandoned his gossipy eponymous website for the real estate trade and started up the much more elaborate magazine Curbed.
Authors Don Peppers and Martha Rogers, founders of an eponymous consulting group, have been expounding on the value of consumer focus for years.
Paperback rights to Toure's debut novel, Soul City (about a journalist sent to report on the mayoral race in the eponymous black urban utopia, where music, food, love, and style reign supreme) sold to Josh Kendall at Picador by Laura Quinn at Little, Brown and Company.
The eponymous contemporary art museum, named for its founder Sofia Imber, has 17 rooms, more than 21,000 square feet, and includes now more than 3,000 works, including Matisse, Picasso, Chagall and Miro.
Wallace and Weisman suggest "Reiter does not deserve eponymous distinction.
Henderson also alluded to the brave new world of e-commerce by saying he had dropped the eponymous name of his company: "On the internet you must have a brand that is memorable, and a URL address that is memorable.
Glovia International LLC, an enterprise resource planning software developer, says its eponymous ERP package can now be web-enabled with minimal HTML programming, thanks to advances from Pro-IV Inc, a sister company.