Synonyms of name in English:



  • 1 her name's Gemma
    title, denomination, designation, honorific, tag, epithet, label; Indiannaam
    informal moniker, handle
    formal appellation, cognomen
    rare allonym, anonym, appellative
  • 2 the top names in the British fashion industry
  • 3 he made his name as one of the greatest steeplechase jockeys of our time this may damage the good name of the firm
  • Phrases

    give someone/something a bad name

    the gas guzzling machinery that gives the country such a bad namevilifydisparagedenigratedefamecast aspersions onrun downimpugnrevilebelittleabuseinsultslightattackspeak badly ofspeak ill ofspeak evil ofpour scorn oncriticizecensurecondemndecrydenouncepillorymalignslanderlibelconduct a smear campaign againstspread lies aboutblacken the name/reputation ofsully the reputation ofbring into disreputediscreditstigmatizetraducecalumniateslur informalbad-mouthdo a hatchet job ontake to piecespull apartthrow mud atdrag through the mudslateknockslampanroastbad-mouththrow brickbats atBritish informalrubbishslag offmonsterNorth American informalpummeldump onAustralian/New Zealand informalbag rarederogatevituperateaspersevilipend


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  • 1 they named the child Phoebe
    call, give a name to, dub; label, style, term, title, entitle; baptize, christen
    archaic clepe
  • 2 the driver of the car was later named as Jason Penter
    identify, specify, cite, give, mention
  • 3 on March 19th, he named his successor
  • Word links

    nominal, onomastic relating to names
    -onym related suffix, as in pseudonym, synonym
    onomatophobia fear of names

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