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Present participle for to give a name or nickname to
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“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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Present participle for 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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Present participle for to purify or cleanse someone of their sins through the ritual of baptism
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Present participle for to inaugurate into an office or an organization, especially ceremonially
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Present participle for 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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Present participle for to plunge into, under, or within anything, especially a fluid
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Present participle for to invoke divine favor upon using religious words or rituals
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Present participle for to scatter or drop small drops or particles of a liquid over an object or surface
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Present participle for to change another's belief, especially regarding religion
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