Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: baptize
IPA transcription: [bæpt'aɪz]
verb meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: baptize, baptise, christen
    Meaning: administer baptism to; "The parents had the child baptized"
Usage examples
  • Those who had repented to the sending away of their sins, he would baptize with a holy power to send them away indeed.
  • She had done as her heart dictated. She did not know that she put the minister into a most uncomfortable position, when he followed her request to baptize her and the child. She had never thought of probations, and examinations, and catechisms. She had read the Bible, as was the custom, every morning before her school.