Meaning of “baptize” in the English Dictionary

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baptizeverb [ T ]

us /bæpˈtɑɪz/ /bæbˈtɑɪz/

to name and recognize a person as a Christian during a baptism ceremony:

She was baptized a Catholic at age 20.

(Definition of “baptize” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)