Definition of anoint verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

anoint

 verb
verb
NAmE//əˈnɔɪnt//
 
anoint somebody/something (with something)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they anoint
 
he / she / it anoints
 
past simple anointed
 
-ing form anointing
 
 
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to put oil or water on someone's head as part of a religious ceremony The priest anointed her with oil.
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