verb[with object and complement]
Give a new name to: after independence Celebes was renamed Sulawesi
More example sentences
- 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.
For editors and proofreaders
Line breaks: re¦name
Definition of rename in:
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.