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re·name

rename

 
pronunciation:
ri neIm
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Word Combinations (verb)
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: renames, renaming, renamed
definition 1: to give a new name to.
They renamed the city after the war.
definition 2: to give (a name) as a new name to (someone or something)
New Amsterdam was renamed New York in 1664.We renamed our cat Tristan because it's easier to pronounce than Tristram.
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