lend (one's) name to (something)

(redirected from lends her name)

lend (one's) name to (something)

To give one's formal and public support to something; to allow oneself or one's name to be associated with something. Now that we've got a big movie star lending his name to our campaign, we're finally starting to get the traction we've wanted.
See also: lend, name

lend your name to something

allow yourself to be publicly associated with something.
See also: lend, name, something

lend your ˈname to something

(formal) let it be known in public that you support or agree with something: Famous actors sometimes lend their names to political causes.
See also: lend, name, something
References in classic literature ?
I am never able to believe that she has much feeling for the causes to which she lends her name and her fleeting interest.
To have a chance of winning, answer this question: Which saint lends her name to the famous lighthouse at Whitley Bay?
1972: Shore lends her name to the Colgate-Dinah Shore Winner's Circle Golf Championship, which debuts at the Mission Hills Country Club and offers the first six-figure purse in women's golf.
* Entertainer Dinah Shore lends her name to the Ladies Professional Golf Association tournament held in Palm Springs, Calif., each March.