catechize

Definitions:

  • To teach the principles of Christian dogma, discipline, and ethics by means of questions and answers.
  • To question or examine closely or methodically.
  • To instruct orally by asking questions, receiving answers, and offering explanations and corrections; specifically, so to instruct on points of Christian doctrine.
  • To question; interrogate, especially in a minute or impertinent manner; examine or try by questions.
  • Also spelled <internalXref urlencoded="catechise">catechise</internalXref>.
  • A catechism.
  • See <xref urlencoded="catechise">catechise</xref>.
  • To give <xref>oral</xref> instruction, especially of religion; now specifically by the formal question-and-answer method; in the Church of England, to teach the <xref>catechism</xref> as preparation for <xref>confirmation</xref>.
  • To <xref>question</xref> at length.
  • examine through questioning and answering
  • give religious instructions to
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