[ verb ] assign a new name to
"Many streets in the former East Germany were renamed in 1990"
Used in print(John Harnsberger and Robert P. Wilkins,...)
In September 1822 two companies of infantry arrived_at the mouth of the St._Peter's_River , the head of navigation on the Mississippi , and began construction of Fort_St._Anthony which , upon completion , was renamed in_honor_of its commander , Colonel_Josiah_Snelling .
[ verb ] name again or anew
"He was renamed Minister of the Interior"