Associations to the word «Baptize»


BAPTIZE, verb. To sprinkle or pour water over, or to immerse in water, as a spiritual cleansing process in the rite of Christian baptism.
BAPTIZE, verb. To dedicate or christen.
BAPTIZE, verb. (1811) Of rum, brandy, or any other spirits, to dilute with water.
BAPTIZE, verb. (slang) To ensure proper burning of a joint by moistening the exterior with saliva.

Dictionary definition

BAPTIZE, verb. Administer baptism to; "The parents had the child baptized".

Wise words

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