Definition of lend one's name
- It's surprising that he would lend his name to such a venture.
: 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
: 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
: to give a name to : call
: to mention or identify by name
: to accuse by name
: 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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