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rechristen

(riːˈkrɪsən)
vb (tr)
to give a new name to (a place, thing, or person), esp officially or formally
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rechristen


Past participle: rechristened
Gerund: rechristening

Imperative
rechristen
rechristen
Present
I rechristen
you rechristen
he/she/it rechristens
we rechristen
you rechristen
they rechristen
Preterite
I rechristened
you rechristened
he/she/it rechristened
we rechristened
you rechristened
they rechristened
Present Continuous
I am rechristening
you are rechristening
he/she/it is rechristening
we are rechristening
you are rechristening
they are rechristening
Present Perfect
I have rechristened
you have rechristened
he/she/it has rechristened
we have rechristened
you have rechristened
they have rechristened
Past Continuous
I was rechristening
you were rechristening
he/she/it was rechristening
we were rechristening
you were rechristening
they were rechristening
Past Perfect
I had rechristened
you had rechristened
he/she/it had rechristened
we had rechristened
you had rechristened
they had rechristened
Future
I will rechristen
you will rechristen
he/she/it will rechristen
we will rechristen
you will rechristen
they will rechristen
Future Perfect
I will have rechristened
you will have rechristened
he/she/it will have rechristened
we will have rechristened
you will have rechristened
they will have rechristened
Future Continuous
I will be rechristening
you will be rechristening
he/she/it will be rechristening
we will be rechristening
you will be rechristening
they will be rechristening
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been rechristening
you have been rechristening
he/she/it has been rechristening
we have been rechristening
you have been rechristening
they have been rechristening
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been rechristening
you will have been rechristening
he/she/it will have been rechristening
we will have been rechristening
you will have been rechristening
they will have been rechristening
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been rechristening
you had been rechristening
he/she/it had been rechristening
we had been rechristening
you had been rechristening
they had been rechristening
Conditional
I would rechristen
you would rechristen
he/she/it would rechristen
we would rechristen
you would rechristen
they would rechristen
Past Conditional
I would have rechristened
you would have rechristened
he/she/it would have rechristened
we would have rechristened
you would have rechristened
they would have rechristened
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Translations

rechristen

[ˈriːˈkrɪsn] VT (Rel) → rebautizar; (= rename) → poner nuevo nombre a
they have rechristened the boat "Gloria"han puesto al barco el nuevo nombre de "Gloria"
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

rechristen

vtumtaufen; it was rechristened Leningrades wurde in Leningrad umbenannt or umgetauft
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References in classic literature ?
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It was decided that former President APJ Abdul Kalam will be paid rich tributes by rechristening the road after him.
In the case of New Jersey's George Street Playhouse, the rechristening of the main stage as the Arthur Laurents Stage was about honoring a frequent friend of the theatre.
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TAKE THAT toyed with ditching their name and rechristening themselves The English for their comeback.
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Rechristening itself as Ahl-e-Sunnat Wal Jamaat (ASWJ), the SeSP is organizing the Khatim-ul-Ambia conference, The Daily Times reports.
Apparently, the city of Boston, originally miffed at the use of its name in the rechristening of Manchester-Boston Regional Airport last year, has devised a strategy for dealing with the problem.
Moreover, last week's rechristening came as one of Eisner's bitterest corporate adversaries.
First of all letters from the sign at Compton were blown away briefly rechristening the facility the Sir Jack Hayward Training Grun.