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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 Korean 이름…
in Arabic اِسْم…
in French nom, réputation…
in Italian nome, titolo…
in Chinese (Traditional) 名字,名稱, 名譽,名聲, 名人…
in Russian имя, название…
in Turkish ad, isim…
in Polish imię, nazwisko, nazwa…
in Spanish nombre, fama, reputación…
in Portuguese nome, título…
in Catalan nom…
in Japanese 名前…
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)
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