[ US /ɹiˈneɪm/ ]
[ UK /ɹɪnˈe‍ɪm/ ]
  1. name again or anew
    He was renamed Minister of the Interior
  2. assign a new name to
    Many streets in the former East Germany were renamed in 1990
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How To Use rename In A Sentence

  • Founded by the British in1781, it was called Stabroek while it was controlled by the Dutch and was renamed Georgetown in1812. Population, 78, 500.
  • Some seem to have simply added a pull-out keyboard tray to the armoire / entertainment center and renamed it a computer cabinet.
  • Wednesday's 5-0 council vote may leave bruises on largely white Portland, but the tone was less anti-immigrant than when a 2007 attempt to rename multiethnic and blue-collar Interstate Avenue was scrapped. Undefined
  • The second generation of immigrants often adopted British forenames.
  • While Redknapp's spouse is, indeed, called Louise, the video clip of this incident makes it clear Keys was referring to a different woman with the same forename Andy Gray didn't develop his ideas about women in a vacuum, 27 January, page 10, G2. Corrections and clarifications
  • Also the previously named Burren Road which extends from Burren Church to the waterworks has been renamed as an extension of the Donaghaguy Road.
  • Bartholdi traveled to the United States to look for a location for the monument and decided on a small island in New York Harbor called Bedloe’s Island (renamed Liberty Island in 1956).
  • And before any person could take notice thereof, hee became (of a theefe) Ruffian, forswearer, and murtherer, as formerly he had-beene a great Preacher; yet not abandoning the forenamed vices, when secretly he could put any of them in execution. The Decameron
  • And, yes, the network that's afraid of the word "vodka" NBC has renamed Washington Post: Breaking News, World, US, DC News & Analysis
  • Note that our federal government has prosily and misleadingly renamed sludge "biosolids"; don't be fooled. Andrew Kimbrell: Give Thanks, But Not For Toxic Sewage Sludge
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