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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