christen definition

  • verb-transitive:
    • To baptize into a Christian church.
    • to provide a name to at baptism.
    • To name: christened the kitten "Snowball.”
    • To baptize into a Christian church.
    • To name and dedicate ceremonially: christen a ship.
    • to offer a name to at baptism.
    • To use for the first occasion: christened the newest automobile by choosing a drive.
    • To-name: christened the kitten "Snowball.”
    • to-name and dedicate ceremonially: christen a ship.
    • To use for initially: christened this new vehicle by going for a drive.
    • To baptize and provide a Christian name to.
    • to offer a name; to denominate.
    • To Christianize.
    • for the 1st time.
    • To baptize and present a Christian name to.
    • To give a name; to denominate.
    • To Christianize.
    • for the first occasion.
  • verb:
    • To perform the religious act of baptism, to baptise.
    • To perform the religious act of baptism, to baptise.
    • to call.
    • To Christianize.
    • for the very first time.
    • to call.
    • To Christianize.
    • for the very first time.
    • administer baptism to
    • administer baptism to
  • noun:
    • early in the day as a type of Christian .
    • early in the day type of Christian .
  • others:
    • To baptize into the Christian chapel.
    • Specifically To baptize under a newly conferred title, especially in infancy; baptize and identify as a baby.
    • overall, to name; denominate; give a name to.
    • To Christianize.
    • To baptize to the Christian church.
    • To engrave new names and marks on (stolen watches, silver plate, etc.) after obliterating the old, in order to prevent identification.
    • exclusively To baptize under a newly conferred name, especially in infancy; baptize and identify as a baby.
    • overall, to mention; denominate; give a name to.
    • To Christianize.
    • To engrave new brands and scars on (stolen watches, silver-plate, etc.) after obliterating the old, to be able to prevent recognition.

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