Definition of 'alias'

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Example sentences containing 'alias'

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He had so many aliases he wrote bogus names in his baseball cap to remind him which one he was using. The Sun (2016)One said:'He had at least five different aliases. The Sun (2016)He adopted three aliases and was given passports and driving licences in his new identities. The Sun (2013)Writing reviews under different aliases is challenging. Times, Sunday Times (2010)There were various aliases against my name, but no defaults. Times, Sunday Times (2009)They're not the only famous faces to adopt comical aliases. The Sun (2009)The gun dealer used up to 33 different aliases. The Sun (2009)I made documentaries to try and raise awareness - you hear of so many people using aliases. Times, Sunday Times (2008)

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Translations for 'alias'

British English: alias /ˈeɪlɪəs/ NOUN
An alias is a false name, especially one used by a criminal.
Using an alias, he had rented a house.
  • American English: alias
  • Arabic: الشَهير بِـ
  • Brazilian Portuguese: pseudônimo
  • Chinese: 别名
  • Croatian: pseudonim
  • Czech: pseudonym
  • Danish: alias
  • Dutch: alias
  • European Spanish: alias
  • Finnish: salanimi
  • French: pseudonyme
  • German: Deckname
  • Greek: ψευδώνυμο
  • Italian: pseudonimo
  • Japanese: 別名
  • Korean: 가명
  • Norwegian: dekknavn
  • Polish: fałszywe nazwisko
  • European Portuguese: pseudónimo
  • Romanian: nume fals
  • Russian: прозвище
  • Latin American Spanish: alias
  • Swedish: alias
  • Thai: ฉายา
  • Turkish: takma ad
  • Ukrainian: вигадане ім'я
  • Vietnamese: biệt hiệu
British English: alias /ˈeɪlɪəs/ PREPOSITION
You use alias when you are mentioning another name that someone, especially a criminal or an actor, is known by.
...the defendant Pericles Pericleous, alias Peter Smith.
  • American English: alias
  • Arabic: اِسْم مُسْتَعار
  • Brazilian Portuguese: aliás
  • Chinese: 化名
  • Croatian: zvan
  • Czech: alias
  • Danish: alias
  • Dutch: alias
  • European Spanish: alias
  • Finnish: toiselta nimeltään
  • French: alias
  • German: alias
  • Greek: ή
  • Italian: alias
  • Japanese: ・・・の別名で知られる
  • Korean: ...라는 통칭으로 알려진
  • Norwegian: alias
  • Polish: alias
  • European Portuguese: aliás
  • Romanian: alias
  • Russian: иначе
  • Latin American Spanish: alias
  • Swedish: alias
  • Thai: อีกนัยหนึ่งเรียกว่า
  • Turkish: diğer adıyla
  • Ukrainian: під прізвиськом
  • Vietnamese: biệt hiệu là
British English: alias NOUN
An alias is a false name, especially one used by a criminal.
Using an alias, he had rented a house in the small town.
  • American English: alias
  • Brazilian Portuguese: alcunha
  • Chinese: 化名
  • European Spanish: alias
  • French: faux nom
  • German: Deckname
  • Italian: falso nome
  • Japanese: 偽名
  • Korean: 가명
  • European Portuguese: alcunha
  • Latin American Spanish: alias

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Definition of alias from the Collins English Dictionary
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