Synonyms of name in English:

name


See definition of name

noun

1‘her name's Gemma’

SYNONYMS

title, denomination, designation, honorific, tag, epithet, label

Indian naam

informal moniker, handle

formal appellation, cognomen

rare allonym, anonym, appellative

2‘the top names in the British fashion industry’

SYNONYMS

celebrity, star, superstar, VIP, famous person, important person, leading light, celebutante, big name, luminary, mogul, person of note, dignitary, personage, worthy

expert, authority, lion

informal celeb, somebody, megastar, big noise, big shot, bigwig, big cheese, big gun, big wheel, big fish

3‘he made his name as one of the greatest steeplechase jockeys of our time’

SYNONYMS

reputation, character, repute, standing, stature, honour, esteem, prestige, cachet, kudos

fame, celebrity, renown, popularity, notability, note, distinction, eminence, prominence

Indian izzat


verb

1‘they named the child Phoebe’

SYNONYMS

call, give a name to, dub

label, style, term, title, entitle

baptize, christen

archaic clepe

rare denominate

2‘the driver of the car was later named as Jason Penter’

SYNONYMS

identify, specify, cite, give, mention

3‘on March 19th, he named his successor’

SYNONYMS

choose, select, pick, decide on, nominate, designate, appoint, delegate, assign


Phrases

    give someone/something a bad name

      ‘the gas guzzling machinery that gives the country such a bad name’

      SYNONYMS

      vilify, disparage, denigrate, defame, cast aspersions on, run down, impugn, revile, belittle, abuse, insult, slight, attack, speak badly of, speak ill of, speak evil of, pour scorn on, criticize, censure, condemn, decry, denounce, pillory

      malign, slander, libel, conduct a smear campaign against, spread lies about, blacken the name of, blacken the reputation of, sully the reputation of, bring into disrepute, discredit, stigmatize, traduce, calumniate, slur

      informal

      bad-mouth, do a hatchet job on, take to pieces, pull apart, throw mud at, drag through the mud, slate, knock, slam, pan, roast, throw brickbats at

      British informal

      rubbish, slag off, monster

      North American informal

      pummel, dump on

      NZ Australian informal

      bag

      rare

      derogate, vituperate, asperse, vilipend

      Variant spelling name