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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Baptize  \Bap*tize"\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Baptized};  p.  pr  & 
  vb  n.  {Baptizing}.]  [F.  baptiser  L.  baptizare  fr.Gr.  ?. 
  See  {Baptism}.] 
  1.  To  administer  the  sacrament  of  baptism  to 
 
  2.  To  christen  (  because  a  name  is  given  to  infants  at  their 
  baptism);  to  give  a  name  to  to  name 
 
  I'll  be  new  baptized;  Henceforth  I  never  will  be 
  Romeo.  --Shak. 
 
  3.  To  sanctify;  to  consecrate. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  baptize 
  v  :  administer  baptism  to  "The  parents  had  the  child  baptized" 
  [syn:  {baptise},  {christen}] 




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