Quantcast
Merriam-Webster Logo
  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
  • Medical
  • Scrabble
  • Spanish Central
  • Learner's Dictionary

Thesaurus

baptism

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of baptism

  1. the process or an instance of being formally placed in an office or organization <the baptism of the new members of the college fraternity> Synonyms installation, inaugural, inauguration, induction, initiation, installment (also instalment), investiture, investmentRelated Words enlistment, enrollment (also enrolment); promotionNear Antonyms discharge, removal





Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up baptism? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

February 9, 2016

marked by high spirits and laughter

Get Word of the Day daily email!

WORD GAMES

Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!

image1037863653

Which of the following refers to thin, bending ice, or to the act of running over such ice?

pince-nez spindrift kittly-benders duvet
Name That Thing

10 quick questions: hear them, spell them, and see how your skills compare to the crowd.

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ