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What does "Alias" mean?

Definition

(adv.) At another time (adv.) Otherwise; otherwise called; -- a term used in legal proceedings to connect the different names of any one who has gone by two or more, and whose true name is for any cause doubtful; as, Smith, alias Simpson (n.) A second or further writ which is issued after a first writ has expired without effect (n.) Another name; an assumed name


Synonyms assumed name, also known as, false name


Example: "Mr. Smith, alias Mr. Lafayette"