• To admit into Christianity by means of baptism.
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  • To cleanse or purify.
  • To initiate.
  • To give a Christian name to a person; christen.
  • To administer baptism.
  • To administer the rite of baptism to. See <internalXref urlencoded="baptism">baptism</internalXref>.
  • To christen; name; denominate: with allusion to the naming of infants at baptism.
  • Sometimes spelled <internalXref urlencoded="baptise">baptise</internalXref>.
  • To administer the sacrament of baptism to.
  • To christen (because a name is given to infants at their baptism); to give a name to; to name.
  • To sanctify; to consecrate.
  • To sprinkle or pour water over, or to immerse in water, as a <xref>spiritual</xref> cleansing process in the rite of <xref>Christian</xref> <xref>baptism</xref>.
  • To <xref>dedicate</xref> or <xref>christen</xref>.
  • Of rum, brandy, or any other spirits, to <xref>dilute</xref> with water.
  • To ensure proper burning of a <xref>joint</xref> by moistening the exterior with saliva.
  • administer baptism to
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