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Meaning of BAPTIZE

Pronunciation:  bap'tIz

WordNet Dictionary
[v]  administer baptism to; "The parents had the child baptized"

BAPTIZE is a 7 letter word that starts with B.


 Synonyms: baptise, christen
 See Also: call, name



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Bap*tize"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Baptized}; p. pr. &
vb. n. {Baptizing}.] [F. baptiser, L. baptizare, fr.Gr. ?.
See {Baptism}.]
1. To administer the sacrament of baptism to.

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

         I'll be new baptized; Henceforth I never will be
         Romeo.                                --Shak.

3. To sanctify; to consecrate.

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