noun, plural a·li·as·es.
- ali baba,
- ali muhammad of shiraz,
- ali pasha,
- ali, muhammad,
- alias dictus,
Origin of alias
Examples from the Web for alias
He was living under the alias Alonso Rivera Muñoz as a middling real estate developer and art collector in Querétaro.
Part of the alias and the disguise is masking racism with the mechanisms of large, diverse institutions.
Miller, who also uses the alias Frazier Glenn Cross Jr., has an extensive résumé of hate.Hate—and Hitler—in the Heartland: The Arrest of Frazier Glenn Miller|John Avlon, Caitlin Dickson|April 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He orders a Smith Wesson .38 snub-nosed revolver through the mail, using the same alias.
Molina has since admitted to going by the alias Tito during the civil war but denied his troops were involved in any atrocities.
In Suevo-Gothic, Backe is "an ascent or descent, extremitas montes, alias crepido vel ora."
Who had advised that proceedings should be taken against Rose, alias Zora?The Champdoce Mystery|Emile Gaboriau
I see you've been wasting your tin on cigars--alias, rolled cabbage-leaves.Eric|Frederic William Farrar
One of the chiefs of the Reds was a dark man, already referred to as Cetewayo, alias the Carrib.Reminiscences of Travel in Australia, America, and Egypt|Richard Tangye
Mrs. Sebastian nodded, and Martinez, alias Hernandez, made his way from the room.The Blue Grass Seminary Girls on the Water|Carolyn Judson Burnett
noun plural -ases
Word Origin for alias
mid-15c., "otherwise called," from Latin alias "at another time, in another way," from alius "(an)other," from PIE *al- "beyond" (cf. Sanskrit anya "other, different," Avestan anya-, Armenian ail, Greek allos "another," Gothic aljis "other," Old English elles "otherwise, else," Modern English else).
"assumed name," c.1600, from alias (adv.).