Definition of Baptise

1. Verb. Administer baptism to. "They baptise him "Bobby""; "The parents had the child baptized"

Exact synonyms: Baptize, Christen
Generic synonyms: Call, Name
Derivative terms: Baptism, Baptism, Christening



Definition of Baptise

1. Verb. To sprinkle or pour water over, or to immerse in water, as a spiritual cleansing process in the rite of Christian baptism. ¹

2. Verb. (figuratively) To dedicate or christen. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Baptise

1. to baptize [v -TISED, -TISING, -TISES] - See also: baptize

Lexicographical Neighbors of Baptise

banzais
banzuke
bao
baobab
baobabs
baotite
baotites
baozi
bap
baphomet
bapineuzumab
baps
baptisable
baptisand
baptisands
baptise (current term)
baptised
baptises
baptisia
baptisias
baptising
baptism
baptism by fire
baptism of fire
baptismal
baptismal font
baptismal name
baptismally
baptisms
baptisms by fire

Literary usage of Baptise

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Origines Ecclesiasticæ: Or, The Antiquities of the Christian Church, and by Joseph Bingham (1834)
"That come discretionary Power was supposed to be in the Hands of Bishops in Commissioning Persons to baptise. His next discourse against the author, ..."

2. A Dictionary of Christian Antiquities by William Smith, Samuel Cheetham (1893)
"77, decreeing that if a deacon baptise any one, without either bishop or presbyter, the sacrament must be "completed " afterwards by the benediction of the ..."

3. Collections by Minisink Valley Historical Society, Connecticut Historical Society (1882)
"He begins his Moneth to baptise this day. I was much affected in the Sermon before the L. Super, with the Consideration of Christs being concern'd to have ..."

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