Translation of "name" - English-Turkish dictionary


verb [ T ] uk us /neɪm/

B1 to give someone or something a name

isim vermek, adlandırmak
[ + 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

adını/ismini söylemek
[ 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

ismini/adını anons etmek
[ + two objects ] She has been named manager of the new Edinburgh branch.
you name it

something that you say which means anything you say or choose

Sen de ki!', 'Adını sen koy!', 'Diyelim ki!'
I've never seen such a wide selection. You name it, they've got it.

(Translation of “name verb” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary English-Turkish © Cambridge University Press)