Translation of name in Spanish:


nombre, n.

Pronunciation /neɪm/

Definition of nombre in Spanish


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    • 1.1

      (of person) nombre masculine
      (surname) apellido masculine
      what's your name? ¿cómo te llamas?
      • my name is John Baker me llamo John Baker
      • what name shall I say? ¿de parte de quién?
      • the name's Smith me llamo Smith
      • the house is in her husband's name la casa está a nombre de su marido
      • he started out without a penny to his name empezó sin un centavo
      • he doesn't have a penny to his name no tiene dónde caerse muerto
      • mentioning / to mention no names sin mencionar a nadie
      • to take sb's name sacarle la tarjeta a algn
      • I'll fix him or my name's not Ted Simpson como que me llamo Ted Simpson que a ese lo arreglo yo
      • My maiden name has been my name for my whole life and I saw no reason to change it.
      • Before he could escort Hazel to the hospital ball, she had to submit his name for Matron's approval.
      • Every family had their own name for the plastic wedges you get as rewards.
      • She always thought it was a funny name for a dad, but it was a comfortable name, a familiar name.
      • The word Hutu is the name for the majority of people who live in the countries of Rwanda and Burundi.
      • From the root word Hri meaning imperishable, comes Hiranya the ancient name for gold.
      • The first two letters in this word refers to the names of the four lecturers.
      • Carey's relatives call her by her second name and use the French form of my name for me.
      • At age ten I refused to take a saint's name as part of my name for the holy confirmation ceremony.
      • The botanical name for fennel - Foeniculum vulgare - comes from the Latin word foenum meaning hay.
      • No matter how confusing the English road names are, the Chinese name for the roads are unique.
      • And Frank would love to hear from any of you who can come up with a good name, or a better name for the series.
      • However, the children still haven't come up with a name for their new pet.
      • CIA officers have a name for intelligence or military operations that rebound on those prosecuting them.
      • A couple ended up in the Shenzhen divorce courts after failing to agree on a name for their child.
      • We'd love your ideas on content, presentation and a final name for the show.
      • A ‘sea fret’ is the local name for the thick fogs that occasionally sweep in off the North Sea.
      • Well, it's just a fancy name for one of the most ancient toys known to mankind: the spinning top.
      • Urticaria is the medical name for red small raised welts which arise from release of histamine in the skin.

    • 1.2(of thing)

      nombre masculine
      what's the name of that thing there? ¿cómo se llama eso?
      • stop, in the name of the law! ¡alto, en nombre de la ley!

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    • 2.1(reputation)

      fama feminine
      to have a bad/good name tener mala/buena fama
      • the film that really made his name la película que lo lanzó al estrellato
      • Different salons have acquired a name for a particular service, says a beautician.
      • She's got a family and she works and she's made a good name for herself.
      • Hitherto hopeless footballing nations suddenly emerged from obscurity and started to make a bit of a name for themselves.

    • 2.2

      (person) figura feminine
      (company) nombre masculine
      all the famous names todos los famosos
      • to drop names mencionar a gente importante

transitive verb

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    (give name to)
    (company/town) ponerle nombre a
    (boat) bautizar
    (boat) ponerle nombre a
    to name sb/sth after sb
    to name sb/sth for sb
    they named the baby George le pusieron George al niño
    • a man named Smith un hombre llamado Smith
    • they named her after Ann's mother le pusieron el nombre de la madre de Ann
    • he's been named John after his father le han puesto John por su padre
    • the city is named after the national hero la ciudad lleva el nombre del héroe nacional
    • That posed a challenge in naming the institution.
    • The puppy was named after the post, so Das refused to tell me its name.
    • This is because a strangely named religious institution was at the heart of the scandal.
    • The company decided to honor the grandson of their long time employee by naming their newest vessel for him.
    • So you can tell without empirical investigation that you're naming the same thing twice; the conditions are satisfied.
    • With special consideration, she names her zodiac sign, the Neman Lion.
    • Subsequently, a new institute was opened for him in Berlin, which was later named the Robert Koch Institute.
    • The new myosins were named according to their chromosome position.
    • For example, some structures are named according to their position with respect to the glenoid for purposes of orientation.
    • Athens is protected by Athene, and the city is named in her honor.
    • I saw her moments after her birth and she was named in my honour.
    • It would be another year before I'd identified it, named it, catalogued it, and was ready to get the hell out.
    • When I heard it was going to be correctly named after the book, I was slightly more impressed.
    • Some are named, the identifying labels of others have been effaced.
    • The third Chakkri ruler established a system of royal titles, and named himself Rama III.
    • The title is basically named after that column so obviously it has some importance.
    • It's now named after the title of one of my all time favourite songs.
    • Our next sets of twins were a boy and a girl, and we named them Christopher Aaron and Charity Ann - Marie.
    • Trinidad was named by Christopher Columbus on his third voyage to the New World.
    • People are naming their children Persian names.
    • A lot of people think that I named her Jacqueline after Jacqueline Kennedy.
    • Though I do admit that what people are naming their kids these days can be strange.
    • My name wasn't always Noli you know, the people at the orphanage named me Jessica.
    • Following South Africa's two wins, the selectors named an unchanged squad of 14 for the final three encounters.
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    (identify, mention)
    police have named the suspect la policía ha dado el nombre del sospechoso
    • the victim has been named as John Brown la víctima ha sido identificada como John Brown
    • name your own price diga usted cuánto
    • have they named a date for the hearing? ¿han fijado una fecha para la vista?
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    • He was just named to the position, returning to the race school where he began his career in 1993.
    • The group named him president of the new organization, a position he held for five years.
    • He was named interim dean of the college in September 1994 and appointed dean in May 1995.
    • Australia names its team to play Ireland on Wednesday with the task of whittling down a side which ran in a record 22 tries on Saturday.
    • Newly named CEOs are guaranteed a trough of money before they've done any work.
    • He was recently named vice chairman of the Presidential Commission to investigate the security leaks.
    • He was among the first eight players named to the Russian Olympic team last March.
    • They also had the player of the year, and four players were named to various all-American teams.
    • He has been named in the squad and the coaches are keeping their fingers crossed.
    • The council has some executive powers, like nominating ministers, changing laws, helping in naming a committee to draft a new constitution and preparing for free elections.
    • He won, was re-elected and was named to the post of mayor in October.
    • He has not been named for any post in the interim government, and many analysts believe his political influence and power are destined to wane.


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