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Rename   /rinˈeɪm/   Listen

Assign a new name to.
Name again or anew.

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"Rename" Quotes from Famous Books

... mass of literature on the subject, that there are no grounds for constituting it the type of a new species; and, if this be conceded, then the specific name given by Blyth, viz. leucurus, being forestalled, it is necessary to rename it, which he has done in honour of that ...
— Natural History of the Mammalia of India and Ceylon • Robert A. Sterndale

... the sake of greater secrecy, it became necessary to rename all the units of the area, and the Literary Adviser suddenly found himself put to it to provide about three hundred new Code Names at once. Heroically he set to work with his dictionary, his H.B. ...
— Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 153, Nov. 28, 1917 • Various

Words linked to "Rename" :   name, make, call, nominate

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