Translation of "name" - English-French dictionary


noun /neim/

a word by which a person, place or thing is called

My name is Rachel
She knows all the flowers by name.

reputation; fame

He has a name for honesty.
nameless adjective

not having a name

sans nom
a nameless fear.

not spoken of by name

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

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.

(Translation of “name” from the PASSWORD English–French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)