Definition of rename in English:


Syllabification: re·name
Pronunciation: /rēˈnām, ˈrē-


[with object and complement]
  • Give a new name to (someone or something): after independence Celebes was renamed Sulawesi
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    • The city is loath to rename an existing street name and has offered a small park outside of the Papineau metro as an alternative.
    • At some point it was officially renamed Jinnah Road, but the old name persists.
    • Now a member of parliament proposes a motion - that is more drastic - to rename towns and cities with their pre-colonial names.

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