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bæpˈtaɪz, ˈbæp taɪzbap·tize

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. baptize, baptise, christenverb

    administer baptism to

    "The parents had the child baptized"


  1. baptizeverb

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

    Etymology: From βαπτίζω

  2. baptizeverb

    To dedicate or christen.

    Etymology: From βαπτίζω

  3. baptizeverb

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

    Etymology: From βαπτίζω

  4. baptizeverb

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

    Etymology: From βαπτίζω

Webster Dictionary

  1. Baptizeverb

    to administer the sacrament of baptism to

  2. Baptizeverb

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

  3. Baptizeverb

    to sanctify; to consecrate

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of baptize in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of baptize in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of baptize in a Sentence

  1. Tinessa Hogan:

    I don't know what her personal beliefs are. We have similar information … that she was in the canal, that she was offering to baptize people in the neighborhood. That is an angle that we're exploring, again, we reach out to the community for information on that particular subject.

  2. Pei Xia Chen:

    I believe she’s a gift from God, that’s the reason I wanted to baptize her. She’s like an angel to me, and she changed my life.

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