Meaning of alias

  1. used to indicate that a named person is also known or more familiar under another specified name.
    Eric Blair, alias George Orwell
  1. a false or assumed identity.
    a spy operating under the alias Barsad
  2. each of a set of signal frequencies which, when sampled at a given uniform rate, would give the same set of sampled values, and thus might be incorrectly substituted for one another when reconstructing the original signal.
  1. misidentify (a signal frequency), introducing distortion or error.
    fringes at higher spatial frequency are aliased by the sensor

late Middle English: from Latin, ‘at another time, otherwise’.

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Hyphenation of alias


  • It consists of 1 syllables and 5 chars.
  • alias is a word monosyllabic because it has one syllable

alias synonyms

Meaning also known as:


Meaning in circumstances different from those present or considered; or else:


Meaning a fictitious name, especially one used by an author:


Meaning a person's nickname:


Meaning an assumed or false identity:


Meaning a familiar or humorous name given to a person or thing instead of or as well as the real name:


Meaning an anonymous person or publication:


Translation of alias

Anagrams of alias

Ailsa, Alisa, salai

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