Definition of retitle in English:

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Pronunciation: /riːˈtʌɪt(ə)l/

Entry from British & World English dictionary


[with object]
Give a different title to: many of the tales were retitled [with object and complement]: Hemingway retitled his story ‘The Snows of Kilimanjaro’
More example sentences
  • The writing of Across the River and into the Trees (or Across the Street and into the Grill as E.B. White retitled it) drew on his wartime experiences and seemed to merge his exaggerations with his fictional hero to the point of self-parody.
  • It was a project that outlived the lead actor, and remained a work in progress for so many years that Welles eventually threatened to retitle it When Are You Going To Finish Don Quixote?
  • In 1833 he published Poems, Songs and Sonnets (the sonnets of which were much praised), and in the same year his unfinished Biographia Borealis, retitled Worthies of Yorkshire and Lancashire in 1836.

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