christen christen  /ˈkrɪ sən/

Definition(s):

  • (v) administer baptism to

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Helped by this haughty equipage, he coaxed from Lord Lister, the pioneer of antiseptic surgery, the right to christen the new formula with the great man's name.
  2. Haynsworth showed up with a beribboned bottle of Fresca to christen the new machine.

News

  1. Free Friday fun in Sugar House

    Free Friday fun in Sugar House the Salt Lake Tribune Published Jun 13, 2013 04:45PM MDT It’s lighter, quicker, cheaper — and it’s fun. The public is invited to christen the new Sugarmont Plaza on Friday from 6 to 9 p.m. at 2227 S. Highland Drive. “Sugarmont Plaza is a new urban gathering spot that features a colorful plaza surface, murals, tables, chairs and umbrellas available to the public ...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: The Salt Lake Tribune

  2. Video: Duchess Kate makes final pre-baby solo appearance

    The Duchess of Cambridge made an appearance to christen one of the most glamorous cruise ships in the world, but after this week she will begin to prepare privately for the royal birth. NBC’s Michelle Kosinski reports. (TODAY)
    on June 13, 2013     Source: NBC NEWS

  3. Kate Middleton prepares to christen Royal Princess cruise ship

    Set your clock for early Thursday to watch Kate Middleton , everyone's favorite royal, christen a cruise ship in Britain .
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Los Angeles Times

Quotes

  1. Palin said she had "every confidence that Judge Christen has the experience, intellect, wisdom and character to be an outstanding Supreme Court justice."
    on Mar 6, 2009 By: Sarah Palin Source: Newsweek

  2. "We want to acknowledge and christen the Harmony module," Whitson said. "We think Harmony is a very good name for this module because it represents the culmination of a lot of international partner work."
    on Oct 27, 2007 By: Peggy Whitson Source: Washington Post

  3. "Either we come to terms with correcting imbalances in the OSCE as it is now, or we do what we can to legitimize the current status quo and perhaps re-christen the OSCE as an organization for humanitarian issues," Lavrov said. "If so, then...
    on Dec 4, 2006 By: Sergey Lavrov Source: Washington Post

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subordinate subordinate
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