give (one's) name to (something)

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give (one's) name to (something)

To create or invent something that bears one's name as a result. Oh boy, what crazy invention has he given his name to now?
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give your name to

invent, discover, or found something which then becomes known by your name.
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If you'll have me, I'm moving in!" In Baptism we have given our name to God, and thereafter grace will pester us for the rest of our life until the church floor is littered with our bandages and sins and prejudices and miseries and jealousies and grudges.