rename

verb
re·​name | \(ˌ)rē-ˈnām \
renamed; renaming

Definition of rename 

transitive verb

: to give (someone or something) a new name renamed the street in honor of the late mayor … a 16-year-old who left the Orthodox life a year ago. He has renamed himself Adam to cement the break …— Ron Kampeas The program was actually a relatively simple … script that renames files on your hard drive …— Michael J. Miller

First Known Use of rename

1579, in the meaning defined above

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rename

verb
re·​name | \rē-ˈnām\
renamed; renaming

Kids Definition of rename

: to give a new name to The street was renamed.

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