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, bad-mouth, throw brickbats at

    British informal

    rubbish, slag off, monster

    North American informal

    pummel, dump on

    Australian, New Zealand informal

    bag

    rare

    derogate, vituperate, asperse, vilipend