G3686 – onoma – ὄνομα a name; fig. an authority/power, representation

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noun neuter
from a presumed derivative of the base of (i.e., what someone is “known as”)
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Find “onoma” in the Bible (New Testament)

Equip God’s People Greek Lexicon

1) a name
2) figuratively: an authority/power (i.e., the authority/power of the named person)
3) figuratively: a representation (i.e., what the named person/object represents)

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Strong’s Greek Lexicon

from a presumed derivative of the base of (compare ); a “name” (literally or figuratively) [authority, character]:—called, (+ sur-)name(-d).

Owing to changes in the enumeration while in progress, there were no words left for numbers 2717 and 3203–3302, which were therefore silently dropped out of the vocabulary and references as redundant.

Thayer’s Greek Definitions

1) name: univ. of proper names
2) the name is used for everything which the name covers, everything the thought or feeling of which is aroused in the mind by mentioning, hearing, remembering, the name, i.e. for one’s rank, authority, interests, pleasure, command, excellences, deeds etc.
3) persons reckoned up by name
4) the cause or reason named: on this account, because he suffers as a Christian, for this reason

Thayer’s Definitions are as edited by the Online Bible of Winterbourne, Ontario. They removed the etymology, cross-references, and Greek phrases and changed some of Thayer’s Unitarian doctrinal positions concerning the work and person of Christ.