Definition of rename verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

rename

 verb
verb
NAmE//ˌriˈneɪm//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they rename
 
he / she / it renames
 
past simple renamed
 
-ing form renaming
 
 
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to give someone or something a new name rename something to rename a street rename something + noun Leningrad was renamed St. Petersburg.
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: rename