Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • transitive v. To give a new registered nationality to (a ship or an aircraft).

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. To change the flag on a vessel, etc.
  • v. To flag (mark with a variable) again or differently.

Etymologies

re- +‎ flag (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • In 1987, after years of growing disruptions in this vital waterway, President Ronald Reagan responded by offering to reflag Kuwaiti tankers with the U.S. flag and provide U.S. naval escort.

    Iran Won't Close the Strait of Hormuz

  • In 2012, AvalonBay plans to reflag 20 to 25 properties as eaves and redevelop about 10 new communities with the brand.

    More Promos, More Sales?

  • If you want to hide it, but show that it was flagged and hidden, hide it, reflag it to display message, then write in the field WHY it is flagged. (usually ad hominem personal attack or hate language.)

    OpEdNews - Diary: Editor FAQ: Responding to a Flagged article

  • We are told, for instance, that the United States only grudgingly became involved in the grisly Iran-Iraq war of the 1980s when it nobly undertook to reflag oil tankers in order to protect the flow of oil.

    Sunday, August 24, 2008

  • Existing pages could probably be rewritten by proxies, if the authors are unable or unwilling to reflag their content.

    syndication formats? - Anil Dash

  • In 2012, the Company plans to redevelop approximately 10 communities and reflag another 20 to 25 properties as "eaves."

  • Navy launched Operation Earnest Will to reflag Kuwaiti tankers traversing the Strait of Hormuz, that the United States used direct military force to protect the gulf.

    Middle East Forum :: Writings

  • J.P. Morgan Chase (NYSE: JPM), which will reflag California's Washington Mutual branches with the Chase name in March, rose $4.40, or 24 percent, to close at $22.49.

    San Francisco Business News - Local San Francisco News | The San Francisco Business Times

  • The closures will start in April, when Wells Fargo will integrate and reflag 65 Wachovia branches in California as Wells Fargo offices.

    Dallas Business News - Local Dallas News | Dallas Business Journal

  • Once your edits have been made, the Claim Control panel is where you can reflag only those claims that need to be resent to the payor, saving you hours in sending claims one at a time.

    SFist

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