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1. baptize

verb. ['bæpˈtaɪz'] administer baptism to.

Synonyms

  • christen
  • name
  • call

Antonyms

  • demobilize
  • cause to sleep
  • put option
  • contraindicate

Etymology

  • βαπτίζω (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
  • βάπτω (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

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Example sentences of the word baptize


1. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
Lutherans generally baptize converts and children by sprinkling.

2. Noun, singular or mass
Most Wesleyan churches don’t baptize infants.

3. Verb, base form
Catholic parents are obligated to baptize their children and are encouraged to arrange a baptism as soon as possible.

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