redesignate

transitive verb

re·​des·​ig·​nate
¦rē-¦de-zig-ˌnāt
redesignated; redesignating; redesignates
: to give a new designation to : to designate again
The city redesignated the Parks Department as the Department of Recreation.

Word History

First Known Use

1926, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of redesignate was in 1926

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“Redesignate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/redesignate. Accessed 19 Jul. 2024.

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