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1. A plate or plaque, as on an office door, inscribed with a name.
2. See masthead.


a small panel on or next to the door of a room or building, bearing the occupant's name and profession



1. a piece of metal, wood, or plastic on which the name of a person, company, etc., is printed or engraved.
2. Also called masthead, flag. the name of a newspaper printed on its front page or of a magazine printed on its cover.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.nameplate - a plate bearing a namenameplate - a plate bearing a name    
doorplate - a nameplate fastened to a door; indicates the person who works or lives there
plate - a sheet of metal or wood or glass or plastic
صفيحَة الإسم على الباب
jmenovkaštítek se jménem


[ˈneɪmpleɪt] N (on door) → placa f (del nombre); (on goods) → placa f del fabricante


[ˈneɪmpleɪt] n (on door)plaque f


[ˈneɪmˌpleɪt] n (on door) → targa, targhetta


(neim) noun
1. a word by which a person, place or thing is called. My name is Rachel; She knows all the flowers by name.
2. reputation; fame. He has a name for honesty.
1. to give a name to. They named the child Thomas.
2. to speak of or list by name. He could name all the kings of England.
ˈnameless adjective
1. not having a name. a nameless fear.
2. not spoken of by name. The author of the book shall be nameless.
ˈnamely adverb
that is. Only one student passed the exam, namely John.
ˈnameplate noun
a piece of metal, plastic etc with a name on it. You will know his office by the nameplate on the door.
ˈnamesake noun
a person with the same name as oneself.
call (someone) names
to insult (someone) by applying rude names to him.
in the name of
by the authority of. I arrest you in the name of the Queen.
make a name for oneself
to become famous, get a (usually good) reputation etc. He made a name for himself as a concert pianist.
name after , (American) name for
to give (a child or a thing) the name of (another person). Peter was named after his father.
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