AskDefine | Define christen

Dictionary Definition

christen v : administer baptism to; "The parents had the child baptized" [syn: baptize, baptise]

User Contributed Dictionary

see Christen




  1. To baptise.
  2. To name.


Extensive Definition

Christen may refer to:
See also christening.
christen in German: Christen (Begriffsklärung)

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

anoint, asperge, asperse, baptize, bring up, broach, call, define, denominate, designate, dip, dub, entitle, establish, float, found, identify, immerse, inaugurate, induct, initiate, install, institute, introduce, label, launch, lift up, name, nickname, nominate, raise, ring in, set agoing, set on foot, set up, specify, sprinkle, start going, start up, style, tag, term, title, turn on, usher in
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