Translation of "name" - English-Polish dictionary


noun uk /neɪm/ us

A1 [ C ] the word or group of words that is used to refer to a person, thing, or place

imię, nazwisko, nazwa
What's your name?
My name's Alexis.
I can't remember the name of the street he lives on.
He didn't mention her by name (= he did not say her name).
in the name of sth

If bad things are done in the name of something, they are done in order to help that thing succeed.

w imię czegoś
So much blood has been spilt in the name of religion.
a bad/good name

B2 If things or people have a bad/good name, people have a bad/good opinion of them.

zła /dobra sława lub reputacja, złe /dobre imię
Their behaviour gives us all a bad name.
call sb names

to use impolite or unpleasant words to describe someone

przezywać kogoś , obrzucać kogoś wyzwiskami

(Translation of “name noun” from the Cambridge English–Polish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)