catechize definition

  • verb-transitive:
    • to instruct the maxims of Christian dogma, control, and ethics in the shape of concerns and answers.
    • To concern or examine closely or systematically: "Boswell was eternally catechizing him on a myriad of topics” ( Thomas Macaulay).
    • See catechise.
  • verb:
    • to provide oral training, particularly of religion; today especially because of the formal question-and-answer method; within the Church of The united kingdomt, to show the catechism as planning for verification.
    • To matter at size.
    • examine through questioning and responding to
    • give religious instructions to
  • others:
    • To instruct by mouth by asking concerns, getting answers, and offering explanations and corrections; especially, therefore to teach on points of Christian doctrine.
    • To matter; interrogate, especially in a moment or impertinent manner; examine or attempt by questions.
    • additionally spelled catechise.
  • noun:
    • A catechism.

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