(third-person singular simple present catechises, present participle catechising, simple past and past participle catechised)
- (UK) Alternative spelling of catechize.
Variant of catechize
transitive verbcatechized, catechizing
- to teach, esp. in the principles of religion, by the method of questions and answers
- to question searchingly or fully
Origin of catechizeMiddle English catecizen ; from Ecclesiastical Late Latin catechizare ; from Classical Greek katēchizein: see catechetical
Also sp. catechise