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Verb: baptize  'bap,tIz or bap'tIz [N. Amer], bap'tIz [Brit]
  1. Administer baptism to
    "The parents had the child baptized";
    - baptise [Brit], christen

Derived forms: baptizing, baptizes, baptized

Type of: call, christen, name

Encyclopedia: Baptize