fictitious name

fictitious name
A counterfeit, alias, feigned, or pretended name taken by a person, differing in some essential particular from his true name (consisting of Christian name and patronymic), with the implication that it is meant to deceive or mislead.
See also alias

Black's law dictionary. . 1990.

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  • fictitious name — n: a name (as John Doe ) used in a complaint when the party s name is unknown at the time of filing or when the party s identity is being kept private Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. fictitious name …   Law dictionary

  • fictitious name — Any name which a person adopts or assumes either for business purposes or in his social relations, other than the name of his parents. 38 Am J1st Name § 11. A name artificially contrived or adopted. General American Oil Co. v Wagoner Oil & Gas Co …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • fictitious name — noun (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 • Syn: ↑assumed name, ↑Doing Business As, ↑DBA • Topics: ↑law, ↑jurisprudence …   Useful english dictionary

  • fictitious name — A counterfeit, alias, feigned, or pretended name taken by a person, differing in some essential particular from his true name (consisting of Christian name and patronymic), with the implication that it is meant to deceive or mislead. See also… …   Black's law dictionary

  • fictitious name — A name used by a proprietorship, partnership, or corporation to conduct business that is different from the legal name of the proprietorship, partnership, or corporation. American Banker Glossary …   Financial and business terms

  • fictitious name — made up name, imaginary name …   English contemporary dictionary

  • fictitious name —    For business uses, see doing business as …   Business law dictionary

  • fictitious — fic·ti·tious adj 1: of, relating to, or characteristic of a legal fiction 2: false fic·ti·tious·ly adv fic·ti·tious·ness n Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law …   Law dictionary

  • fictitious — fictitious, fabulous, legendary, mythical, apocryphal mean having the character of something invented or imagined as opposed to something true or genuine. Fictitious commonly implies fabrication and, therefore, more often suggests artificiality… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • fictitious business name — See: fictitious name Category: Business, LLCs & Corporations → Business Name, Location & Licenses Nolo’s Plain English Law Dictionary. Gerald N. Hill, Kathleen Thompson Hill. 2009 …   Law dictionary

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