Definitions of rename

  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"
  3. To give a new name to.

Usage examples for rename

  1. On the way back, three different people stopped them and told them how much they liked the article, and swore that the first thing they'd do when they got home would be to open up their networks and rename them ParasiteNet. – Someone Comes to Town, Someone Leaves Town by Cory Doctorow
  2. If the man who can do these things be not an artist, then must we have a new vocabulary and rename the professions. – Emerson and Other Essays by John Jay Chapman
  3. Thus there's no separate rename command. – Debian GNU/Linux: Guide to Installation and Usage by John Goerzen and Ossama Othman
  4. It was rank disloyalty to the memory of " Dooley" to rename the bench- legged fyce " Sooner" and locate the scene of his " chronic repose" in St. Jo rather than under the flea- proof tree of Mrs. Emerson in Amherst. – Eugene Field, A Study In Heredity And Contradictions by Slason Thompson
  5. The man I have in mind- I will rename him Turner- belongs to one of the old families of the village, and inherited from his father a cottage and an acre or so of ground- probably mortgaged- together with a horse and cart, a donkey, a cow or two, a few pigs, and a fair stock of the usual rustic tools and implements. – Change in the Village by (AKA George Bourne) George Sturt
  6. Let us call this the West, and rename our stream the Cataract River." – The Wonder Island Boys: Exploring the Island by Roger Thompson Finlay
  7. It is only when the poet is not keenly alive to beauty that he begins to fret about making an artificial connection between truth and beauty, or, as he is apt to rename them, between wisdom and fancy. – The Poet's Poet by Elizabeth Atkins
  8. Luck looks to me like a sweeter lady, and more worshipful than any of the goddesses they rename nowadays and then dissect in clinics. – Jimgrim and Allah's Peace by Talbot Mundy
  9. " In that case, let's rename the Mary," said Milton. – The Enchanted Canyon by Honoré Willsie Morrow
  10. So now you know how to create, copy, move, rename and delete files and directories. – Debian GNU/Linux: Guide to Installation and Usage by John Goerzen and Ossama Othman
  11. But his effort to rename him came to nothing. – The Mountain Divide by Frank H. Spearman
  12. The first thing we must do is rename you. – The Moghul by Thomas Hoover