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  • v. To sprinkle or pour water over, or to immerse in water, as a spiritual cleansing process in the rite of Christian baptism.
  • v. To dedicate or christen.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • transitive v. same as baptize.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • See baptize.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • v. administer baptism to

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