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One entry found for baptize.
Main Entry: bapĚtize
Pronunciation: bap-primarystresstimacrz, primarystressbap-secondarystresstimacrz
Function: verb
Inflected Form(s): bapĚtized; bapĚtizĚing
1 : to dip in water or sprinkle water on as a part of the ceremony of receiving into the Christian church
2 a : to make pure in spirit (as by a painful experience) b : 1INITIATE 3
3 : to give a name to (as in the ceremony of baptism) : CHRISTEN
- bapĚtizĚer noun

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