Translation of "name" - English-Russian dictionary


noun uk us /neɪm/

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

имя, название
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.

во имя чего-либо
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.

дурная слава/доброе имя
Their behaviour gives us all a bad name.
call sb names

to use impolite or unpleasant words to describe someone

оскорблять, обзывать кого-либо
→ See also brand name , Christian name , family name , first name , last name , maiden name , middle name , make a name for yourself , the name of the game

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