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baptize

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of baptize

  1. 1 to give a name to <baptized the child “Anne”> Synonyms name, call, christen, clepe [archaic], denominate, designate, dub, entitle, label, nominate, style, term, titleRelated Words brand, stigmatize, tag; denote, specify; miscall, misname, mistitle; code-name, nickname; rechristen, relabel, rename; surname

  2. 2 to put into an office or welcome into an organization with special ceremonies <the new sisters will be baptized with special initiation rites at the sorority house> Synonyms install, inaugurate, induct, initiate, instate, invest, seatRelated Words swear in; consecrate, enshrine; accept, admit, receive, take in; enlist, enroll (also enrol)Near Antonyms can, discharge, fire, terminate; muster out





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