HyperDic: baptize

English > 1 sense of the word baptize:
VERBcommunicationbaptize, baptise, christenadminister baptism to
baptize > pronunciation
Soundsbaeptay'z
Rhymesactualize ... womanize: 266 rhymes with ayz...
English > baptize: 1 sense > verb 1, communication
MeaningAdminister baptism to.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Somebody ----s somebody something
ModelThey baptize him "Bobby"
Example"The parents had the child baptized"
Synonymsbaptise, christen
Broadername, call, know as, be known asAssign a specified (usually proper) proper name to
Spanishbautizar, cristianar
Catalanbatejar
Nounsbaptisma Christian sacrament signifying spiritual cleansing and rebirth

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