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renumber

Syllabification: re·num·ber
Pronunciation: /ˌrēˈnəmbər
 
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Definition of renumber in English:

verb

[with object]
Change the number or numbers assigned to (something).
Example sentences
  • One possibility is renumbering the streets according to today's reality rather than Joe Ladue's original concept.
  • When I got there it was a flat and I realised I'd been stupid: they were only renumbering the houses.
  • The separate presidency armies were combined in 1895, and regiments were renumbered to produce a unified list.

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