Translation of "anoint" - English-Spanish dictionary

anoint

verb uk /əˈnɔɪnt/ us /əˈnɔɪnt/

to make someone holy in a religious ceremony by putting holy water or oil on them

ungir

to make someone king or queen, especially as part of a religious ceremony

ungir
In 751 Pepin was anointed king.

formal to choose someone to do a particular job, usually by a person in authority

nombrar
It remains to be seen whom the chairman will anoint as his successor.
anointed adjective uk /əˈnɔɪn.tɪd/ us /əˈnɔɪn.t̬ɪd/

formal

nombrado
He’s generally believed to be the anointed heir/successor to (= the one who will be chosen for) the presidency.
anointment noun [ no plural ] uk /əˈnɔɪnt.mənt/ us /əˈnɔɪnt.mənt/

(Translation of “anoint” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

anoint

verb /əˈnoint/

to smear or cover with ointment or oil especially in a religious ceremony

ungir
She was anointed by the priest.

(Translation of “anoint” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)