give/lend one's name to

Definition of give/lend one's name to

  1. :  to have (something) named after one The company gives/lends its name to one of the biggest golf tournaments in the country.

Word by Word Definitions

giveplay
  1. :  to make a present of

    :  to grant or bestow by formal action

    :  to accord or yield to another

  1. :  capacity or tendency to yield to force or strain :  flexibility

    :  the ability of a material to bend or stretch

lendplay
  1. :  to give for temporary use on condition that the same or its equivalent be returned

    :  to put at another's temporary disposal

    :  to let out (money) for temporary use on condition of repayment with interest

nameplay
  1. :  a word or phrase that constitutes the distinctive designation of a person or thing

    :  a word or symbol used in logic to designate an entity

    :  a descriptive often disparaging epithet

  1. :  to give a name to :  call

    :  to mention or identify by name

    :  to accuse by name

  1. :  of, relating to, or bearing a name

    :  appearing in the name of a literary or theatrical production

    :  having an established reputation


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