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Wordnet 3.0

VERB (1)

1. administer baptism to;
- Example: "The parents had the child baptized"
[syn: baptize, baptise, christen]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Baptize \Bap*tize"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Baptized; p. pr. & vb. n. Baptizing.] [F. baptiser, L. baptizare, fr. Gr. bapti`zein. See Baptism.] 1. To administer the sacrament of baptism to. [1913 Webster] 2. To christen (because a name is given to infants at their baptism); to give a name to; to name. [1913 Webster] I'll be new baptized; Henceforth I never will be Romeo. --Shak. [1913 Webster] 3. To sanctify; to consecrate. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

baptize v 1: administer baptism to; "The parents had the child baptized" [syn: baptize, baptise, christen]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

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