Translation of "name" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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uk /neɪm/ us /neɪm/

A1 [ C ] the word or words that a person, thing, or place is known by

"Hi, what's your name?" "My name's Diane." “嗨!你叫甚么名字?”“我叫黛安娜。”
Please write your full (= complete) name and address on the form. 请在表格上填写全名和地址。
What's the name of that mountain in the distance? 远处那座山叫什么名字?
We finally agreed on the name Luca for our son. 最终我们一致同意给儿子取名卢卡。
The students were listed by name and by country of origin. 学生按照姓名和国籍登记入册。

B2 [ C usually singular ] the opinion or reputation that someone or something has

She went to court to clear her name (= prove that the bad things said about her were not true). 为了澄清名誉,她走上法庭。
The fans' actions gave our team a bad name in the youth league at that time. 他们的行为使得当时的英国足球在欧洲背上了恶名。
They're trying to restore the good name of the manufacturer. 他们在努力挽回制造商的声誉。

[ C ] someone who is famous or has a good reputation

It seemed like all the big names in football were there. 看来好像足球界的大人物都聚集在那里。
by the name of sth formal


I need to talk to a professor by the name of Bin Said. 我得和一位叫宾‧赛义德的教授谈谈。
go by the name of sth

to give yourself a name that is not your real name

In the business world he goes by the name of J. Walter Fortune. 在商界他使用 J‧沃尔特‧福琼这个假名。
in the name of sb also in sb's name

for someone or belonging to someone

I'm here to pick up my tickets - I reserved them by phone yesterday in the name of Tremin. 我来取票——昨天我打电话来用特雷曼的名字订的。
The house is in my wife's name. 这房子归于我妻子名下。

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nameverb [ T ]

uk /neɪm/ us /neɪm/

name verb [ T ] (GIVE/SAY NAME)

B1 to give someone or something a name

[ + two objects ] We named our dogs Shandy and Belle. 我们给狗分别取名为“尚迪”和“美女”。
A man named Dennis answered the door. 一个名叫丹尼斯的男子来开了门。

B1 to say what something or someone's name is

In the first question you had to name three types of monkey. 在第一题中,你必须说出3种猴子的名称。
He couldn't name his attacker. 他说不出攻击自己的人的名字。

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name verb [ T ] (CHOOSE)

B2 to choose someone or something

Just name the time and I'll be there. 你说时间好了,我一定准时到那里。
Name your conditions/terms/price. 开出你的条件/条款/价钱。
Ms Martinez has been named (as) the new Democratic candidate. 马丁内斯女士已被选定为新的民主党候选人。

(Translation of “name” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)