alias (ay-lee-<<schwa>>s), adj. Issued after the first instrument has not been effective or
resulted in action.
alias, adv.1. Otherwise called or named; also known as <William Grimsby, alias the Grim
Reaper>.2. At another time.
alias,n.1. An assumed or additional name that a person has used or is known by. — Also
termed assumed name; fictitious name. [Cases: Names 14.C.J.S. Names §§ 29–34.] 2.Hist. A
second writ issued after the first has failed. See alias writ under WRIT. Pl. aliases. [Blacks Law 8th]