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anoint - Dictionary definition and meaning for word anoint

(verb) choose by or as if by divine intervention
Example Sentence
  • She was anointed the head of the Christian fundamentalist group

(verb) administer an oil or ointment to ; often in a religious ceremony of blessing
Synonyms : anele , embrocate , inunct , oil

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for anoint

an+oin+t...oin souds like oil.....and in rajasthan.....in some communities during weding they put oil on bridegroom and bride head before they get ready for wedding ceremony.as they consider it sacred
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by preetisoni2411

1.anoint rhymes with APPOINT..appoint as saint,holy person is to make him holy or beatify 2.anoint> AN+OIL > apply an oil to consecrate someone
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by ggauravr

an + oint ~ ointment; ointment ~ oil; some oil applied to hair.
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by gatz_funky

ANOINT<===> तेलाभिषेक करना (pr. \\telabhiShek karana \\ )[Noun]
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by tpant

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