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English verb: rename

1. rename (communication) assign a new name to


SamplesMany streets in the former East Germany were renamed in 1990.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)call, name

2. rename (social) name again or anew


SamplesHe was renamed Minister of the Interior.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)make, name, nominate









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