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name

noun /neim/
a word by which a person, place or thing is called
nom
My name is Rachel She knows all the flowers by name.
reputation; fame
réputation
He has a name for honesty.
nameless adjective not having a name
sans nom
a nameless fear.
not spoken of by name
anonyme
The culprit shall remain nameless.
namely adverb that is
à savoir
Only one student passed the exam, namely John.
nameplate noun a piece of metal, plastic etc with a name on it You will know his office by the nameplate on the door. namesake noun a person with the same name as oneself
homonyme
The painting had been bought by his grandfather and namesake George.
call (someone) names to insult (someone) by applying rude names to him
traiter de tous les noms
The other children at school have been calling him names again.
in the name of by the authority of
au nom de
I arrest you in the name of the Queen.
make a name for oneself to become famous, get a (usually good) reputation etc
se faire un nom
He made a name for himself as a concert pianist.
name after ( American name for) to give (a child or a thing) the name of (another person)
donner (à qqn) le nom de
Peter was named after his father.
Translations of “name”
in Arabic اِسْم…
in Korean 이름…
in Malaysian nama…
in Turkish ad, isim…
in Italian nome, titolo…
in Chinese (Traditional) 名字,名稱, 名譽,名聲, 名人…
in Russian имя, название…
in Polish imię, nazwisko, nazwa…
in Vietnamese tên, danh tiếng…
in Spanish nombre, fama, reputación…
in Portuguese nome, título…
in Thai ชื่อ, ชื่อเสียง…
in German der Name, der Ruf…
in Catalan nom…
in Japanese 名前…
in Indonesian nama, kemashuran…
in Chinese (Simplified) 名字,名称, 名誉,名声, 名人…
(Definition of name from the Password English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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