re·​num·​ber (ˌ)rē-ˈnəm-bər How to pronounce renumber (audio)
renumbered; renumbering

transitive verb

: to assign new numbers to (something)
renumber the pages
… S. 1950, the Comprehensive Veterans Health and Benefits and Military Retirement Pay Restoration Act of 2014 … . (It would later be renumbered S. 1982).Steve Contorno

Examples of renumber in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Then, in 1869, the Renumbering Committee came up with a plan to renumber each block in ascending order, eliminate duplicate numbers and fractional numbers, and reserve an adequate store of numbers for empty lots. New York Times, 27 Jan. 2021

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Word History

First Known Use

1827, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of renumber was in 1827

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“Renumber.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 17 Apr. 2024.

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