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name (n.)

“人或事物所表示的词”, 古英语 nama, noma “名字, 名誉”, 来自于原日耳曼语 *naman- (也是古撒克逊语 namo, 古弗里斯兰语 nama, 古高德语 namo, 德语 Name, 中荷兰语 name, 荷兰语 naam, 古北欧语 nafn, 哥特语 namo “名字” 的来源), 来自于PIE根 *no-men- “名字”.

意为“一个著名的人” 是1610年代的(man of name “杰出的人” 是15世纪的). 意为“一个人的名声, 即通常所说的一个人” 来自14世纪. 作为一个修饰词, 意思是“知名”, 它被1938年证明.

In the name of 用于称呼等的“代表, 授权”, 是14世纪末的. Name-day “人名的圣日” 是由1721年. Name brand “知名企业生产的产品” 是由1944年. Name-dropper “通过以熟悉的方式提及知名人士而试图给他人留下深刻印象的人” 是由1947年开始的. Name-child 出于对另一个人的尊重而命名的人, 由1830年证明. 该 name of the game “本质的东西或品质” 是从1966年开始的; 到 have one's name in lights “功成名就” 是到1908年.

“I don't realize yet how fortunate I am. It seems that I have been dreaming. When I see my name in lights in front of the theatre, I think, 'No. It isn't I. '” [Billie Burke interview in “The Theatre Magazine,” Nov. 1908]

Origin and meaning of name

name (v.)

古英语 namian “赐予特定的名字, 呼唤, 指名道姓地提到; 提名, 任命”, 来自于古日耳曼语 *nōmōjanan (也是古撒克逊语 namon, 古弗里斯兰语 nomia “指名道姓, 呼唤”, 中荷兰语 noemen, namen), 来自于 name (n.) 的来源. 相关链接: Named; naming.

Origin and meaning of name

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Definitions of name from WordNet
1
name (v.)
assign a specified (usually proper) proper name to;
They named their son David
The new school was named after the famous Civil Rights leader
Synonyms: call / know as / be known as
name (v.)
give the name or identifying characteristics of; refer to by name or some other identifying characteristic property;
Many senators were named in connection with the scandal
Synonyms: identify
name (v.)
charge with a function; charge to be;
She was named Head of the Committee
Synonyms: nominate / make
name (v.)
create and charge with a task or function;
Synonyms: appoint / nominate / constitute
name (v.)
mention and identify by name;
name your accomplices!
name (v.)
make reference to;
His name was mentioned in connection with the invention
Synonyms: mention / advert / bring up / cite / refer
name (v.)
identify as in botany or biology, for example;
Synonyms: identify / discover / key / key out / distinguish / describe
name (v.)
give or make a list of; name individually; give the names of;
Synonyms: list
name (v.)
determine or distinguish the nature of a problem or an illness through a diagnostic analysis;
Synonyms: diagnose
2
name (n.)
a language unit by which a person or thing is known;
his name really is George Washington
those are two names for the same thing
name (n.)
a person's reputation;
he wanted to protect his good name
name (n.)
family based on male descent;
he had no sons and there was no one to carry on his name
Synonyms: gens
name (n.)
a well-known or notable person;
they studied all the great names in the history of France
Synonyms: figure / public figure
name (n.)
by the sanction or authority of;
halt in the name of the law
name (n.)
a defamatory or abusive word or phrase;
Synonyms: epithet
From wordnet.princeton.edu