Anoint

Definition of Anoint

A`noint´   Pronunciation: å`noint´
v. t.1.To smear or rub over with oil or an unctuous substance; also, to spread over, as oil.
[imp. & p. p. Anointed; p. pr. & vb. n. Anointing.]
And fragrant oils the stiffened limbs anoint.
- Dryden.
He anointed the eyes of the blind man with the clay.
- John ix. 6.
2.To apply oil to or to pour oil upon, etc., as a sacred rite, especially for consecration.
Then shalt thou take the anointing oil, and pour it upon his [Aaron's] head and anoint him.
- Exod. xxix. 7.
Anoint Hazael to be king over Syria.
- 1 Kings xix. 15.
The Lord's Anointed
Christ or the Messiah; also, a Jewish or other king by "divine right."
- 1 Sam. xxvi. 9.
p. p.1.Anointed.

Related Words

administer the Eucharist, beeswax, chair, chrism, confirm, crown, daub, do duty, dope, dose, dress, drug, embrocate, enthrone, glycerolate, grease the wheels, impose, inaugurate, induct, install, instate, invest, lard, lay hands on, lubricate, medicate, minister, officiate, oil, perform a rite, perform service, place, place in office, pomade, put in, salve, slick, slick on, smear, smooth the way, soap the ways, throne, unguent, wax
Word:

Browse

Annunciable
Annunciate
Annunciation
Annunciation lily
Annunciative
Annunciator
Annunciatory
Annwfn
Annwn
Anoa
Anobiidae
anodal
Anode
anodize
Anodon
Anodonta
Anodyne
Anodynous
Anoetic
Anoil
-Anoint-
anointer
anointment
anole
Anolis
Anomal
Anomaliped
Anomalism
Anomalistic
Anomalistic month
Anomalistic revolution
Anomalistic year
Anomalistically
Anomaloflorous
Anomalopidae
anomalops
anomalopteryx
Anomalous
Anomalously
Anomalousness
Anomaly
# A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

© 2014 Delaflex, Inc.Dictionary Home