Names are used to denote constructs such as variables, classes, types, and members.

Related concepts:  VariableTypeClassMember

Closest Wikipedia entry:  Identifier: In computer science — An identifier is a name that identifies (that is, labels the identity of) either a unique object or a unique class of objects, where the "object" or class may be an idea, physical countable object (or class thereof), or physical noncountable substance (or class thereof). The abbreviation ID often refers to identity, identification (the process of identifying), or an identifier (that is, an instance of identification). An identifier may be a word, number, letter, symbol, or any combination of those.

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