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  • Anoint — A*noint ([.a]*noint ), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Anointed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Anointing}.] [OF. enoint, p. p. of enoindre, fr. L. inungere; in + ungere, unguere, to smear, anoint. See {Ointment}, {Unguent}.] 1. To smear or rub over with oil or an… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • anoint — [v] bless, usually with oil or water bless, consecrate, daub, embrocate, grease, hallow, rub, sanctify, smear; concept 367 …   New thesaurus

  • anoint — ► VERB 1) smear or rub with oil, especially as part of a religious ceremony. 2) ceremonially confer office on (a priest or monarch) by anointing them. ORIGIN Old French enoindre, from Latin inungere …   English terms dictionary

  • Anoint —    The practice of anointing with perfumed oil was common among the Hebrews.    1) The act of anointing was significant of consecration to a holy or sacred use; hence the anointing of the high priest (Ex. 29:29; Lev. 4:3) and of the sacred… …   Easton's Bible Dictionary

  • anoint — verb smear or rub with oil, especially as part of a religious ceremony. ↘ceremonially confer office on (a priest or monarch) by anointing. ↘[often as adjective anointed] nominate as successor. Phrases Anointing of the Sick (in the Roman Catholic… …   English new terms dictionary

  • anoint — a|noint [əˈnɔınt] v [T] [Date: 1300 1400; : Old French; Origin: , past participle of enoindre, from Latin inunguere, from unguere; UNGUENT] to put oil or water on someone s head or body, usually as part of a religious ceremony ▪ the anointed king …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • anoint — v.tr. 1 apply oil or ointment to, esp. as a religious ceremony (e.g. at baptism, or the consecration of a priest or king, or in ministering to the sick). 2 (usu. foll. by with) smear, rub. Derivatives: anointer n. Etymology: ME f. AF anoint… …   Useful english dictionary

  • anoint — verb Anoint is used with these nouns as the object: ↑king …   Collocations dictionary

  • anoint — a•noint [[t]əˈnɔɪnt[/t]] v. t. 1) to apply an ointment or oily liquid to by rubbing or sprinkling 2) to smear with any liquid 3) to consecrate or make sacred in a ceremony that includes the token applying of oil 4) to choose formally: anointed a… …   From formal English to slang

  • anoint — In the OT persons and things were consecrated by anointing with oil; kings were enthroned by anointing (Solomon, 1 Kgs. 1:39); priests were anointed for the office (Aaron, Exod. 29:7). David refers to Saul as ‘the Lord s anointed’ (1 Sam. 24:6)… …   Dictionary of the Bible

  • anoint — anointer, n. anointment, n. /euh noynt /, v.t. 1. to rub or sprinkle on; apply an unguent, ointment, or oily liquid to. 2. to smear with any liquid. 3. to consecrate or make sacred in a ceremony that includes the token applying of oil: He… …   Universalium

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