baronize

baronize

[bar-uh-nahyz]
verb (used with object), baronized, baronizing.
to make or create (someone) a baron; confer the rank of baron upon.
Also, especially British, baronise.


Origin:
1605–15; baron + -ize

Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source Link To baronize
Explore Dictionary.com
Previous Definition: baronius, caesar
Words Near: baronize
More from Thesaurus.com
Synonyms and Antonyms for baronize
More from Reference.com
Search for articles containing baronize
More from Dictionary.com Translator
Dictionary.com Word FAQs

Dictionary.com presents 366 FAQs, incorporating some of the frequently asked questions from the past with newer queries.

Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature
FAVORITES
RECENT

;