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anoint - Meaning and Examples

Meaning of 'anoint' (Webster Dictionary)

1 . Anoint [ p. p.]
- Anointed.
2 . Anoint [ v. t.]
- To smear or rub over with oil or an unctuous substance; also, to spread over, as oil.
- To apply oil to or to pour oil upon, etc., as a sacred rite, especially for consecration.

Meaning of 'anoint' (Princeton's WordNet)

1 . anoint [ v]
Meaning (1):
- choose by or as if by divine intervention
Example in sentence:
  • She was anointed the head of the Christian fundamentalist group