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Meaning of "christen" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD CHRISTEN

Old English cristnian, from CrīstChrist.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF CHRISTEN

christen  [ˈkrɪsən] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF CHRISTEN

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Christen is a verb.
The verb is the part of the sentence that is conjugated and expresses action and state of being.

See the conjugation of the verb christen in English.

WHAT DOES CHRISTEN MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Christen

Christen is both a surname and a given name. Notable people with the name include: Surname: ▪ Adolf Christen (1811–1883), court actor, theater director and theater manager ▪ Andreas Christen (born 1989), footballer from Liechtenstein ▪ Björn Christen (born 1980), Swiss ice hockey player ▪ Brian Christen (born 1926), Canadian cricketer ▪ Claudia Christen (born 1973), Swiss designer ▪ Fritz Christen (1921–1995), German Waffen-SS soldier of WWII era ▪ Georges Christen (born 1962), Luxembourgian strongman ▪ Mathias Christen (born 1987), footballer from Liechtenstein ▪ Morgan Christen (born 1961), American judge ▪ Siena Christen, German paralympic athlete ▪ Theophil Friedrich Christen (1879-1920), Swiss scientist Given name: ▪ Christen Aagaard (1616-1664), Danish poet ▪ Christen Thorn Aamodt (1770-1836), Norwegian priest ▪ Christen Larsen Arneberg (born 1808), Norwegian politician ▪ Christen Thomsen Barfoed (1815-1899), Danish...

Definition of christen in the English dictionary

The first definition of christen in the dictionary is to give a Christian name to in baptism as a sign of incorporation into a Christian Church. Other definition of christen is to give a name to, esp with some ceremony. Christen is also to use for the first time.

CONJUGATION OF THE VERB TO CHRISTEN

PRESENT

Present
I christen
you christen
he/she/it christens
we christen
you christen
they christen
Present continuous
I am christening
you are christening
he/she/it is christening
we are christening
you are christening
they are christening
Present perfect
I have christened
you have christened
he/she/it has christened
we have christened
you have christened
they have christened
Present perfect continuous
I have been christening
you have been christening
he/she/it has been christening
we have been christening
you have been christening
they have been christening
Present tense is used to refer to circumstances that exist at the present time or over a period that includes the present time. The present perfect refers to past events, although it can be considered to denote primarily the resulting present situation rather than the events themselves.

PAST

Past
I christened
you christened
he/she/it christened
we christened
you christened
they christened
Past continuous
I was christening
you were christening
he/she/it was christening
we were christening
you were christening
they were christening
Past perfect
I had christened
you had christened
he/she/it had christened
we had christened
you had christened
they had christened
Past perfect continuous
I had been christening
you had been christening
he/she/it had been christening
we had been christening
you had been christening
they had been christening
Past tense forms express circumstances existing at some time in the past,

FUTURE

Future
I will christen
you will christen
he/she/it will christen
we will christen
you will christen
they will christen
Future continuous
I will be christening
you will be christening
he/she/it will be christening
we will be christening
you will be christening
they will be christening
Future perfect
I will have christened
you will have christened
he/she/it will have christened
we will have christened
you will have christened
they will have christened
Future perfect continuous
I will have been christening
you will have been christening
he/she/it will have been christening
we will have been christening
you will have been christening
they will have been christening
The future is used to express circumstances that will occur at a later time.

CONDITIONAL

Conditional
I would christen
you would christen
he/she/it would christen
we would christen
you would christen
they would christen
Conditional continuous
I would be christening
you would be christening
he/she/it would be christening
we would be christening
you would be christening
they would be christening
Conditional perfect
I would have christen
you would have christen
he/she/it would have christen
we would have christen
you would have christen
they would have christen
Conditional perfect continuous
I would have been christening
you would have been christening
he/she/it would have been christening
we would have been christening
you would have been christening
they would have been christening
Conditional or "future-in-the-past" tense refers to hypothetical or possible actions.

IMPERATIVE

Imperative
you christen
we let´s christen
you christen
The imperative is used to form commands or requests.
NONFINITE VERB FORMS
Infinitive
to christen
Past participle
christened
Present Participle
christening
Infinitive shows the action beyond temporal perspective. The present participle or gerund shows the action during the session. The past participle shows the action after completion.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH CHRISTEN


alison
ˈælɪsən
basin
ˈbeɪsən
caparison
kəˈpærɪsən
comparison
kəmˈpærɪsən
engarrison
ɪnˈɡærɪsən
garrison
ˈɡærɪsən
Harrison
ˈhærɪsən
Henryson
ˈhɛnrɪsən
herisson
ˈhɛrɪsən
intercomparison
ˌɪntəkəmˈpærɪsən
Jason
ˈdʒeɪsən
listen
ˈlɪsən
madison
ˈmædɪsən
mason
ˈmeɪsən
Morrison
ˈmɒrɪsən
parison
ˈpærɪsən
rechristen
riːˈkrɪsən
Tyson
ˈtaɪsən
unchristen
ʌnˈkrɪsən
warison
ˈwærɪsən

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE CHRISTEN

chrismal
chrismation
chrismatories
chrismatory
chrismon
chrisom
Chrissake
Chrissakes
Chrissie
Christ
Christ Child
Christ´s thorn
Christ´s-thorn
Christadelphian
Christchurch
christcross
Christendom
christener
christening
christening robe

WORDS THAT END LIKE CHRISTEN

Austen
chasten
copper-fasten
fasten
glisten
Godwin-Austen
guesten
hasten
moisten
refasten
remoisten
sebesten
sten
tungsten
unfasten

Synonyms and antonyms of christen in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «CHRISTEN»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «christen» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of christen
baptize · call · designate · dub · name · style · term · title

Translation of «christen» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF CHRISTEN

Find out the translation of christen to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of christen from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «christen» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

为…在洗礼时取名
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

bautizar
570 millions of speakers

English

christen
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

बप्तिस्मा
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

كريستن
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

крестить
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

batizar
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

নামকরণ করা
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

baptiser
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Christen
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

taufen
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

洗礼を施す
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

세례를 받다
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Christen
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

rửa tội
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

கிறிஸ்துவ மதத்தில்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

ख्रिसमस
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

isim koymak
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

battezzare
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

ochrzcić
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

хрестити
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

Christen
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

Christen
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

Christen
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

döpa
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

Christen
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of christen

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «CHRISTEN»

The term «christen» is quite widely used and occupies the 27.506 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «CHRISTEN» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «christen» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «christen» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about christen

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QUOTES WITH «CHRISTEN»

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We want to christen every city that Kris has played in during his professional career.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «CHRISTEN»

Discover the use of christen in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to christen and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Framing a National Narrative: The Legend Collections of ...
Studying this collection from a literary point of view, Hult considers such themes as the appropriation of a harsh natural environment and human interaction with both the ethnic and supernatural Other.
Marte H. Hult, 2003
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A Brefe Dialoge Bitwene a Christen Father and His Stobborne ...
A new critical edition of the first Protestant catechism to be published in English. The editors' introduction establishes the historical, religious, social and cultural contexts out of which the work was born.
William Roy, Douglas Harold Parker, Bruce Krajewski, 1999
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Ribbonwork Gardens: The Ultimate Visual Guide to 122 ...
Suitable for every skill level, this indispensable guide shows you all the flower-making basics with plenty of how-to photos.
Christen Brown, 2012
4
I Christen Thee, Nebraska: History of the USS Nebraska and ...
I Christen Thee, Nebraska is a comprehensive history of U.S. Naval ships named Nebraska from the Civil War to the present.
Monty McCord, 2005
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Creepy Cute Crochet: Zombies, Ninjas, Robots, and More!
Offers step-by-step instructions for creating twenty different small creatures, including ninjas, zombies, aliens, and a monkey.
Christen Haden, 2008
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Clowns and Tricksters
This book is an essential aid for students, scholars, authors, and anthropologists - anyone who wants a clearer understanding of how humans use clowns and tricksters to explain who they are and why they do what they do.
Kimberly A. Christen, 1998
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Full Disclosure: The New Lawyer's Must-read Career Guide
This guide is designed to help you make the most of the first several years of your odyssey in the law.
Christen Civiletto Carey, 2001
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The Instruction of a Christen Woman
This edition of The Instruction of a Christen Woman by is the first to provide the modern reader with the complete text of the single most influential book in Tudor England concerning women and how they should live their lives.
Juan Luis Vives, Virginia Walcott Beauchamp, Elizabeth Hageman, 2002
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Christen Købke: Danish master of light
This beautiful book, written by leading scholars of Scandinavian art, offers an overview of Købke’s achievement within its cultural context, and also highlights the most innovative aspects of his work, including outdoor sketching, his ...
David Jackson, Christen Købke, Kasper Monrad, 2010
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Cantata No. 63 -- Christen, atzet diesen Tag: SATB with SATB ...
Bach, Johann Sebastian. nri . sten, ä . . tzet die - sei BCI ble! ble! ble! nr: ble! day. dav. day. Tag-. dav. die . sen Tag- all this day, in Me . Cnri . sten, ä . Chris - tians. mark - tzet die ve all - j-c this Christen, ä-tzet die - sen Chris-tians, mark ye all ...
Bach, Johann Sebastian

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «CHRISTEN»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term christen is used in the context of the following news items.
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Governor Will Christen Miss Margy
Miss Margy, the new Shepler ferry boat, will be christened by Governor Rick Snyder in a private ceremony Sunday, July 12, in Mackinaw City, ... «St. Ignace News, Jul 15»
2
Royals Christen Charlotte
(Newser) – Prince William and wife Kate marked a milestone for their newborn Princess Charlotte today—a christening ceremony on Queen ... «Newser, Jul 15»
3
Kingfish christen second half with a victory
Fresh off wrapping up the Northwoods League South Division first-half title on Tuesday, the Kenosha Kingfish opened the second half in style Wednesday night. «Kenosha News, Jul 15»
4
Siemens and Esvagt Christen Wind Industry's First Offshore Service …
Joined by government and community officials, customers and special guests, Siemens this week celebrated the official christenings of the ... «ThomasNet News, Jun 15»
5
Stanford alumni Press and O'Hara give boost to USWNT
Stanford alum Christen Press scored a goal in the USWNT's opening game of the World Cup against Australia and, along with fellow alum ... «The Stanford Daily, Jun 15»
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10 Names That The Ultimate Foodies Can Christen Their Baby With
What happens when two foodies get married? For one, you can expect a delicious spread at their wedding reception. A few years later, you ... «HungryForever, Jun 15»
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USWNT must play Christen Press at forward, not Wing
“Her placement and her ability to finish is what makes Christen Press such a great player and why she needs to be on the field, but maybe not ... «The Sports Bank, Jun 15»
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Armour: With Rapinoe, Holiday missing quarterfinal, US depth adds …
Good thing, because someone — likely Morgan Brian and Christen Press — is going to have to step into Rapinoe and Lauren Holiday 's spots ... «USA TODAY, Jun 15»
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Can Christen Press Help Fill Megan Rapinoe's Absence For US …
In a World Cup that has thus far been a learning experience, it could be an opportunity for Christen Press to prove she is a quick study. «ABC News, Jun 15»
10
Hans Christen Rønnevik enters into a consultancy arrangement with …
Lundin Petroleum AB (Lundin Petroleum) announces that Hans Christen Rønnevik, Exploration Manager at Lundin Norway AS (Lundin ... «Your Oil and Gas News, Jun 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Christen [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/christen>. Nov 2019 ».
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