Definitions for baptizebæpˈtaɪz, ˈbæp taɪz

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. baptize, baptise, christen(verb)

    administer baptism to

    "The parents had the child baptized"


  1. baptize(Verb)

    To sprinkle or pour water over, or to immerse in water, as a spiritual cleansing process in the rite of Christian baptism.

  2. baptize(Verb)

    To dedicate or christen.

  3. baptize(Verb)

    Of rum, brandy, or any other spirits, to dilute with water.

  4. baptize(Verb)

    To ensure proper burning of a joint by moistening the exterior with saliva.

  5. Origin: From βαπτίζω

Webster Dictionary

  1. Baptize(verb)

    to administer the sacrament of baptism to

  2. Baptize(verb)

    to christen ( because a name is given to infants at their baptism); to give a name to; to name

  3. Baptize(verb)

    to sanctify; to consecrate


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