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English verb: baptize

1. baptize (communication) administer baptism to

SamplesThe parents had the child baptized.

ExamplesThey baptize him "Bobby"

Synonymsbaptise, christen

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

Broader (hypernym)call, name

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