HyperDic: christen

English > 1 sense of the word christen:
VERBcommunicationchristen, baptize, baptiseadminister baptism to
christen > pronunciation
Soundskrih'sahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > christen: 1 sense > verb 1, communication
MeaningAdminister baptism to.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Somebody ----s somebody something
ModelThey christen him "Bobby"
Synonymsbaptize, baptise
Broadername, call, know as, be known asAssign a specified (usually proper) proper name to
Spanishbautizar, cristianar
Catalanbatejar
Nounschristeninggiving a Christian name at baptism

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