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English verb: christen

1. christen (communication) administer baptism to


SamplesThe parents had the child baptized.


ExamplesThey christen him "Bobby"


Synonymsbaptise, baptize


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody.
Somebody ----s somebody something


Broader (hypernym)call, name









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