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Meaning of CATECHISE

Pronunciation:  'katukII

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [v]  examine through questioning and answering
  2. [v]  give religious instructions to

CATECHISE is a 9 letter word that starts with C.


 Synonyms: catechize
 See Also: examine, instruct, learn, teach



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Cat"e*chise\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Catechised}; p.
pr. & vb. n. {Catechising}.] [L. catechizare, Gr. ?, equiv.
to ? to resound, sound a thing into one's ears, impress it
upon one by word of mouth; ? + ? to sound, ? a sound.]
1. To instruct by asking questions, receiving answers, and
   offering explanations and corrections, -- esp. in regard
   to points of religious faith.

2. To question or interrogate; to examine or try by
   questions; -- sometimes with a view to reproof, by
   eliciting from a person answers which condemn his own
   conduct. --Swift.