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To give a name or nickname to
“Squire Martin, one of the most prominent citizens in his district, was converted, and wanted me to baptize him as John.”
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To perform the sacrament of baptism by sprinkling or pouring water over someone
“The different Christian sects baptize children according to their own religious traditions.”
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To purify or cleanse someone of their sins through the ritual of baptism
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To inaugurate into an office or an organization, especially ceremonially
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To admit (someone) into a specified Church by baptism
“He himself was brought up a Muslim but had been baptized into the African Church, an indigenous separatist movement, at the urging of his uncle Amos Elegbede.”
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To plunge into, under, or within anything, especially a fluid
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To celebrate, extol, or proclaim the glory of
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To change another's belief, especially regarding religion
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