[ bih-neym ]
/ bɪˈneɪm /
verb (used with object), be·named; be·named, be·nempt, or be·nempt·ed; be·nam·ing.Obsolete.
to name; call by name.
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British Dictionary definitions for bename
/ (bɪˈneɪm) /
verb -names, -naming, -named, -named or -nempt
an archaic word for name (def. 12)
Word Origin for bename
Old English benemnan; see be-, name
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