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Translation of "name" - English-French dictionary

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 plaque 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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