Word Summary
onomazō: to name, to give a name
Original Word: ὀνομάζω
Transliteration: onomazō
Phonetic Spelling: (on-om-ad'-zo)
Part of Speech: Verb
Short Definition: to name, to give a name
Meaning: to name, to give a name
Strong's Concordance
call, name.

From onoma; to name, i.e. Assign an appellation; by extension, to utter, mention, profess -- call, name.

see GREEK onoma

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 3687: ὀνομάζω

ὀνομάζω; 1 aorist ὠνόμασα; passive, present ὀνομάζομαι; 1 aorist ὠνομασθην; (ὄνομα); from Homer down; to name (cf. Winers Grammar, 615 (572));

a. τό ὄνομα, to name i. e. to utter: passive Ephesians 1:21; τοῦ κυρίου (Rec. Χριστοῦ), the name of the Lord (Christ) namely, as his Lord, 2 Timothy 2:19 (the Sept. for יְהוָה שֵׁם הִזְכִּיר, to make mention of the name of Jehovah in praise, said of his worshippers, Isaiah 26:13; Amos 6:10); τό ὄνομα Ἰησοῦ ἐπί τινα, Acts 19:13, see ἐπί, C. I. 1 c., p. 234{b} middle b. τινα, with a proper or an appellative name as predicate accusative, to name, i. e. give name to, one: Luke 6:13f; passive to be named, i. e. bear the name of, 1 Corinthians 5:11; ἐκ with the genitive of the one from whom the received name is derived, Ephesians 3:15 (Homer Iliad 10, 68; Xenophon, mem. 4, 5, 12).

c. τινα or τί, to utter the name of a person or thing: ὅπου ὠνομάσθη Χριστός, of the lands into which the knowledge of Christ has been carried, Romans 15:20 (1 Macc. 3:9); ὀνομάζεσθαι of things which are called by their own name because they are present or exist (as opposed to those which are unheard of), 1 Corinthians 5:1 Rec.; Ephesians 5:3. (Compare: ἐπονομάζω.)