a word or term by which a person or thing is knownI don't even know if Sullivan is his real name.
She has been awarded the title Professor.
He got the nickname of "Ginger" because of his red hair.
Level 4 alert is a designation reserved for very serious incidents.
We were known by the appellation of `green coats'.
What's the medical term for a heart attack?
handle (slang), ,
epithet, , ,
players who fitted their manager's epithet of `headless chickens'
moniker or monicker (slang)
reputation, esp. a good oneHe had made a name for himself as a musician.I was forced to pursue this litigation to protect my good name.
The stories ruined his reputation.
He's begun a series of attacks on my character.
He brought honour and glory to his country.
At the height of his fame, his every word was valued.
He is a composer of distinction and sensitivity.
pilots who achieved eminence in the aeronautical world
She used to be a singer of some renown.
The UN's repute has risen immeasurably.
to give a name toMy mother insisted on naming me Horace.
They called their daughter Mischa.
a boat which he christened `the Stray Cat'
He was baptized Douglas Warren Thompson.
He dubbed her the most exciting woman in the world.
He had been termed a temporary employee.
people who would like to style themselves as great thinkers
Too often the press are labelled as irresponsible.
an instrumental piece entitled `Changing States'
he saw scarcely a single elevation that he cared to denominate a hill
to appointThe Scots have yet to name their team.
It is legally possible for an elderly person to nominate someone to act for them.
I chose him to accompany me on my trip.
You can commission them to paint something especially for you.
I tried to identify her perfume.
They selected only bright pupils.
It made sense to appoint a banker to this job.
He has not specified what action he would like them to take.
We need to designate someone as our spokesperson.
related adjective nominal
What's in a name? That which we call a rose
By any other name would smell as sweet – Romeo and Juliet]
Copyright © 2016 by HarperCollins Publishers. All rights reserved.
in the sense of appellation
a name or titleWe were known by the appellation of `green coats'.
in the sense of appoint
to assign officially to a job or positionIt made sense to appoint a banker to this job.
Video: pronunciation of 'name'
name 的词库—— 柯林斯 英语词库
Life on the edge