baptize - definition and synonyms

verb [transitive] [usually passive] 

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/ˌbæpˈtaɪz/
present tense
I/you/we/theybaptize
he/she/itbaptizes
present participlebaptizing
past tensebaptized
past participlebaptized
  1. 2
    to name a child when it is baptized

    He was baptized Samuel Andrew.