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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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v. - To christen.

Usage examples (26)
  • Those who baptize infants often compare (it) to adoption.
  • I didn’t want to use the word baptize in front of my grandfather, lest it scare him off.
  • Down into, and up out of, are required by the word baptize, which means immerse.
  • Lexicographers have defined and analyzed the word baptize in its different forms. for more
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