1 daub, embrocate, grease, oil, rub, smear, spread over
2 anele (archaic) bless, consecrate, hallow, sanctify
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anoint ( anoints 3rd person present) ( anointing present participle) ( anointed past tense & past participle )
1 verb To anoint someone means to put oil or water on a part of their body, usually for religious reasons.
He anointed my forehead... V n
The Pope has anointed him as Archbishop. V n as n
...the anointed king. V-ed
2 verb If a person in a position of authority anoints someone, they choose them to do a particular important job. (JOURNALISM)
The populist party anointed him as its candidate... V n as n
Mr. Olsen has always avoided anointing any successor... V n
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