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alias (s) (noun), aliases (pl)
1. An assumed or false name used to conceal one's identity: The criminal was known by various aliases.

To keep the police off his tracks, the criminal assumed an alias whenever he moved to live in another place.

2. At another time; in another place; in other circumstances; otherwise: In the alias of the last century, Mr. Smith was known as Lord J. C. Wigglebottom.
3. In the field of electronics, a misleading electronic signal that is technologically generated: The computer expert recognized the aliases and was able to modify the program to overcome the difficulties.
An assumed or false name to hide one's identity.
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Alias dictus. (Latin term)
1. Translation: "Otherwise called."

"Samuel Langhorne Clemens, alias dictus was Mark Twain (1835 - 1910), who was an American author who wrote The Adventures of Tom Sawyer among several other novels."

2. Etymology: from Latin alias, "otherwise, at another time". Also from Latin dictus, the perfect passive participle of dico, "to say".
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Word Entries at Get Words: “alias
1. Another name.
2. An assumed name.

"To keep the police off his tracks, the man assumed an alias every time he moved."

A false or an assumed name that is often used to conceal or to hide one's identity. (1)