What does anoint mean?

anoint meaning in General Dictionary

Anointed

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  • To smear or rub over with oil or an unctuous substance also to spread over as oil
  • choose by or like by divine input
  • administer an oil or cream to; often in a religious service of true blessing
  • To smear or scrub over with oil or an unctuous substance; in addition, to spread-over, as oil.
  • to make use of oil to or even put oil upon, etc., as a sacredu000du000a rite, particularly for consecration.
  • Anointed.

anoint meaning in Urban Dictionary

to distribute seminal fluid. some interpretations of hebrew cause this because the true-meaning of the" anointed one".


anoint meaning in Etymology Dictionary

c.1300 (suggested in anointing), from Old French enoint "smeared on," previous participle of enoindre "smear on," from Latin inunguere "to anoint," from in- "on" + unguere "to smear" (see unguent). Initially in mention of the grease or oil smeared on for medicinal reasons; its use in the Coverdale Bible in mention of Christ (as in god's Anointed; see chrism) has actually spiritualized the phrase. Associated: Anointed; anointing.


anoint meaning in General Dictionary

(v. t.) To smear or scrub over with oil or an unctuous material; also, to spread-over, as oil.

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  • (v. t.) To use oil to or even to pour oil upon, etc., as a sacred rite, especially for consecration.
  • (p. p.) Anointed.

Sentence Examples with the word anoint

A fast during which it is lawful to work, and also to wash and anoint the person.

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