rededicate

verb re·ded·i·cate \ (ˌ)rē-ˈde-di-ˌkāt also -ˈde-ˌdē- \
|Updated on: 12 Jun 2018

Definition of rededicate

rededicated; rededicating; rededicates
to dedicate (someone or something) again or anew: such as
a : to commit (oneself, one's life, etc.) anew to a cause, enterprise, or activity
  • He has told friends that he will rededicate himself to medicine …
  • People
b : to change the official name of (something) as a way of honoring or remembering someone or something
  • rededicated the gymnasium in honor of the late coach

rededication

play \(ˌ)rē-ˌde-di-ˈkā-shən\ noun, plural rededications
    • What began as a glorious evening for Louisville, with the rededication of Freedom Hall (newly expanded to 19,000 seats) … , ended on a sour note.
    • —Roger Jackson

First Known Use of rededicate

1611

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