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Annoint vs. Anoint

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Annointverb

archaic form of anoint

Anointverb

(transitive) To smear or rub over with oil or an unctuous substance; also, to spread over, as oil.

Anointverb

(transitive) To apply oil to or to pour oil upon, etc., as a sacred rite, especially for consecration.

Anointverb

To choose or nominate somebody for a leading or otherwise important position, especially formally or officially, or as an intended successor.

Anointverb

To mark somebody as an official ruler, especially a king or queen, as a part of a religious ceremony.

Anointverb

To smear or rub over with oil or an unctuous substance; also, to spread over, as oil.

‘And fragrant oils the stiffened limbs anoint.’; ‘He anointed the eyes of the blind man with the clay.’;

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Anointverb

To apply oil to or to pour oil upon, etc., as a sacred rite, especially for consecration.

‘Then shalt thou take the anointing oil, and pour it upon his [Aaron's] head and anoint him.’; ‘Anoint Hazael to be king over Syria.’;

Anoint

Anointed.

Anointverb

administer an oil or ointment to ; often in a religious ceremony of blessing

Anointverb

smear or rub with oil, typically as part of a religious ceremony

‘bodies were anointed after death for burial’; ‘high priests were anointed with oil’;

Anointverb

smear or rub something with (any other substance)

‘Kuna Indians anoint the tips of their arrows with poison’;

Anointverb

ceremonially confer divine or holy office upon (a priest or monarch) by smearing or rubbing with oil

‘Samuel anointed him king’;

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Anointverb

nominate or choose (someone) as successor to or leading candidate for a position

‘he was anointed as the organizational candidate of the party’;

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