fictitious name

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n fictitious 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
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Usage

In literature:

There was a corporal in our company to whom I will give a fictitious name, and call him Sam Cobb.
"The Story of a Common Soldier of Army Life in the Civil War, 1861-1865" by Leander Stillwell
The name only is fictitious.
"Ben, the Luggage Boy;" by Horatio Alger
As abuse of the system increased, headright lists sometimes included fictitious names or in some cases names copied from old record books.
"Mother Earth" by W. Stitt Robinson, Jr.
They may answer that these are fictitious Names: an excellent Answer indeed!
"An Essay on Satire, Particularly on the Dunciad" by Walter Harte
He did not take the trouble to ask the name of the man whom she believed had wedded her, being certain that he had given a fictitious one to her.
"Jolly Sally Pendleton" by Laura Jean Libbey
The names are fictitious.
"The Negro Farmer" by Carl Kelsey
It sounds like a fictitious name.
"Mark Mason's Victory" by Horatio Alger
He will have Mortimer arrested; he will have Mortimer's name suppressed, or give the newspapers a fictitious one.
"Daisy's Necklace" by Thomas Bailey Aldrich
It is, we are told, a story of real life under fictitious names.
"The English Novel in the Time of Shakespeare" by J. J. Jusserand
A fictitious name was given.
"The "Genius"" by Theodore Dreiser
Date them in time but not place, and assume a new fictitious name.
"Familiar Letters of John Adams and His Wife Abigail Adams During the Revolution" by John Adams
First, Rosanna had received the strange letter signed by a fictitious name.
"Penny Nichols and the Mystery of the Lost Key" by Joan Clark
It's a fictitious name.
"Prison Memoirs of an Anarchist" by Alexander Berkman
It sounds like a fictitious name.
"Mark Mason's Victory" by Horatio Alger
So I have provided a passport with a fictitious name for her use, and you will hand it to her when she comes.
"The Baron's Sons" by Mór Jókai
Some of the names, moreover, were obviously fictitious, or even absurd.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 9, Slice 5" by Various
Some of my very best work was done under fictitious names.
"All the Days of My Life: An Autobiography" by Amelia Edith Huddleston Barr
In the case of stating fictitious names chosen by the committee she scored, at a first trial, five out of ten.
"Practical Mind-Reading" by William Walker Atkinson
But for these last as well as for her own son-in-law she may invent fictitious names.
"The Tribes and Castes of the Central Provinces of India" by R. V. Russell
He lent him a passport bearing a fictitious name and authorizing him to reside in Spandau.
"The Mystery of the Lost Dauphin" by Emilia Pardo Bazán
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In news:

A plunge in the monthly filings for new fictitious business names in Orange County may be a fluke, Clerk-Recorder Tom Daly says.
NOTICE UNDER FICTITIOUS NAME LAW East Ridge at Cutler Bay.
NOTICE UNDER FICTITIOUS NAME LAW NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the undersigned, desiring to engage in business under the fictitious name of EAST RIDGE AT CUTLER BAY, located at 19301 S W.
NOTICE UNDER FICTITIOUS NAME LAW Florida Insider Fishing Report.
NOTICE UNDER FICTITIOUS NAME LAW Accurate Guns and Ammo.
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT 2012-2192.
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT 2012-2308.
In October, 2,869 owners filed new fictitious business names, 3.9 percent more than a year earlier and 92 percent more than September when filings plunged to the lowest number in at least three years.
NOTICE UNDER FICTITIOUS NAME LAW Sora Global.
For the past 12 months, 30,768 fictitious business names were filed, down 6.5 percent from the same period in 2010-2011, the clerk-recorder's office said.
He's "Gus Bailey": Dominick Dunne's final novel is largely autobiographical, even though all the names are fictitious.
A plunge in the monthly filings for new fictitious business names in Orange County may be a fluke , Clerk-Recorder Tom Daly says.
And Mrs Smith (fictitious names) recently listed their Elkhart home for sale with a local, reputable Realtor.
Everyone uses a handle (or fictitious screen name) on the board, which can cause ridiculous and sometimes embarrassing situations.
Widgets Forever For decades, a widget has been a popular English word for a placeholder name when the actual object is not known or not important, and it may be used with other fictitious names, such as "10 widgets and 5 frabbits.".
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