Translation of "name" - English-Russian dictionary


verb [ T ] uk /neɪm/ us

B1 to give someone or something a name

называть, давать имя
[ + two objects ] We named our first son Mike.
A young boy named Peter answered the phone.

B1 to say what the name of someone or something is

называть, упоминать
[ often passive ] The dead man has been named as John Kramer.
She cannot be named for legal reasons.

B2 to announce who has got a new job or won a prize

объявлять, называть
[ + two objects ] She has been named manager of the new Edinburgh branch.
you name it

something that you say that means anything you say or choose

чего только ни пожелаешь, все, что душе угодно
I've never seen such a wide selection. You name it, they've got it.

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