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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 ?
"But I don't want to be rechristened, Harry," rejoined the duchess, looking up at him with her wonderful eyes.
Of course she has an Indian name already; Indians always rechristen a stranger early.
So Owen rechristened the monster Zeuglodon; and in his paper read before the London Geological Society, pronounced it, in substance, one of the most extraordinary creatures which the mutations of the globe have blotted out of existence.
Before the voyage of the Mary Turner came to an end, Dag Daughtry, sitting down between the rows of water-casks in the main-hold, with a great laugh rechristened the schooner "the Ship of Fools." But that was some weeks after.
She had felt entirely at ease in his society from the first evening that she had met him, and their acquaintance had grown to a very sensible friendship by the time of the departure of the Ithaca--the rechristened schooner which was to carry them away to an unguessed fate.
I may say that it was with no regret that we bid adieu to Tigerland, as we rechristened the ancient Devon, and, beating out into the Channel, turned the launch's nose southeast, to round Bolt Head and continue up the coast toward the Strait of Dover and the North Sea.
They hailed the advent of Tarwater with joy, never tired of listening to his tales of Forty-Nine, and rechristened him Old Hero.
Hoping to throw the cops off her scent, Erin rechristens herself Katie Feldman and lands a job as a waitress.
Hoping to throw the cops off her scent, Erin alights in a quaint fishing community, where she rechristens herself Katie Feldman and lands a job as a waitress.
Hoping to throw the cops off her scent, she hides in the quaint fishing community of Southport, North Carolina, where she rechristens herself Katie Feldman and lands a job as a waitress at the local seafood restaurant.
She interprets the figure, whom she rechristens Mary Magdalen as Melancholy, as a symbolic self-portrait of the artist couched in terms which had previously been the exclusive property of Artemisia's male contemporaries.
She added that the re-opening "rechristens the vibrancy of downtown retail," which comes at a needed time.