name translate English to German: Cambridge Dictionary Cambridge dictionaries logo
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Translation of "name" - English-German dictionary

name

noun /neim/
a word by which a person, place or thing is called der Name My name is Rachel She knows all the flowers by name.
reputation; fame der Ruf He has a name for honesty.
nameless adjective
not having a name namenlos a nameless fear.
not spoken of by name ungenannt The culprit shall remain nameless.
namely adverb
that is nämlich Only one student passed the exam, namely John.
nameplate noun
a piece of metal, plastic etc with a name on it das (Namens-)Schild You will know his office by the nameplate on the door.
namesake noun
a person with the same name as oneself der Namensvetter, die Namensschwester The painting had been bought by his grandfather and namesake George.
call (someone) names
to insult (someone) by applying rude names to him (jemanden) beschimpfen The other children at school have been calling him names again.
in the name of
by the authority of im Namen I arrest you in the name of the Queen.
make a name for oneself
to become famous, get a (usually good) reputation etc sich einen Namen nachen 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) benennen nach Peter was named after his father.
Translations of “name”
in Arabic اِسْم…
in Korean 이름…
in Malaysian nama…
in French nom, réputation…
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 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-German Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website
A blazing row: words and phrases for arguing and arguments
A blazing row: words and phrases for arguing and arguments
by ,
May 04, 2016
by Kate Woodford We can’t always focus on the positive! This week, we’re looking at the language that is used to refer to arguing and arguments, and the differences in meaning between the various words and phrases. There are several words that suggest that people are arguing about something that is not important. (As you might

Read More 

Word of the Day

spaceship

(especially in stories) a vehicle used for travel in space

Word of the Day

trigger warning noun
trigger warning noun
May 02, 2016
a warning that a subject may trigger unpleasant emotions or memories This is not, I should stress, an argument that trigger warnings should become commonplace on campus.

Read More