Anonymity Anonymously

Anonymous

Meanings and phrases

anonymous

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
adj.
  1. having no known name or identity or known source; anon.
  2. not known or lacking marked individuality

Alcoholics Anonymous

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. an international organization that provides a support group for persons trying to overcome alcoholism; AA

anonymous file transfer protocol

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a common way to make software available; users are allowed to log in as `guest' without a password and copy whatever has been made available; anonymous ftp

anonymous ftp

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a common way to make software available; users are allowed to log in as `guest' without a password and copy whatever has been made available; anonymous file transfer protocol

anonymous author

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Scholars refer to the anonymous author as "the Pastor".
  • The anonymous author seems to have completed the work by adding canons for the tables.
  • This collection was written, or at least composed, by an anonymous author shortly before 1300.

remain anonymous

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The dogs' owners remain anonymous.
  • They could remain anonymous.
  • (or remain anonymous).

anonymous letter

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • After the wedding, however, an anonymous letter exposed her.
  • Pritchard was apprehended after an anonymous letter was sent to the authorities.
  • In the summer of 1855, an anonymous letter signed simply "A Miner" appeared in the "Oregon Statesman."

anonymous source

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • He had been an anonymous source for an article in 2017 in "The Observer" by Cadwalladr, headlined "The Great British Brexit Robbery".
  • Per a legitimate anonymous source, fraternity members required pledges to stand in buckets of ice and salt, resulting in severe injuries.
  • According to an anonymous source, Peters is said to be the person referred to as "Senate Candidate 4" in the Blagojevich criminal complaint.

anonymous donor

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • It was given to the church by an anonymous donor from the parish.
  • It was given to the Trustees of Reservations by an anonymous donor.
  • It was purchased by the trust in 1987 with funding help from an anonymous donor.
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