Definitions

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  • verb Present participle of rename.
  • noun An act in which something is renamed

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Such renaming is a pretty common practice these days to deal with lackluster sales.

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  • She called the renaming disrespectful, saying it was diverting attention away from everyday problems people at her complex face.

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  • * Update (12/17): as Alex Ross rightly points out in the comments, how responsible we should hold Penderecki for the renaming is unclear given the murky moral ground of totalitarian Poland. posted by Matthew @ 9: 30 AM

    The song that goes like this

  • * Update (12/17): as Alex Ross rightly points out in the comments, how responsible we should hold Penderecki for the renaming is unclear given the murky moral ground of totalitarian Poland. posted by Matthew @ 9: 30 AM

    Archive 2006-12-01

  • He takes Penderecki to task for his opportunism* in renaming the originally abstract "Threnody" to be a remembrance of the victims of Hiroshima, but concedes that it was a canny move: "I'd wager that the ugliest, most ear-splitting piece imaginable could win over a 21st century crowd if it had the perfect title."

    Archive 2006-12-01

  • He takes Penderecki to task for his opportunism* in renaming the originally abstract "Threnody" to be a remembrance of the victims of Hiroshima, but concedes that it was a canny move: "I'd wager that the ugliest, most ear-splitting piece imaginable could win over a 21st century crowd if it had the perfect title."

    The song that goes like this

  • I stuck with it and now, 3/4 of the way through, I just have to find out if the protagonist will actually get Don Quixote made as Don Quixote, or if the Hollywood powers-that-be will succeed in renaming it Pancho Sanza and have Quixote keep his idealism in the end?

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  • West Ham United's new vice-chairman, Karren Brady, has said she likes the idea of renaming the club West Ham Olympic if they make their proposed move from Upton Park to the London 2012 stadium

    Karren Brady to clear the air with Avram Grant at West Ham

  • Then there was the dodge known as renaming the foie gras and daring city officials to tell the difference.

    The Foie Gras Wars

  • Then there was the dodge known as renaming the foie gras and daring city officials to tell the difference.

    The Foie Gras Wars

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