episcopize

episcopize

[ih-pis-kuh-pahyz]
verb (used with object), episcopized, episcopizing.
1.
to make a bishop of.
2.
to convert to Episcopalianism.
verb (used without object), episcopized, episcopizing.
3.
to function as a bishop.
Also, especially British, episcopise.


Origin:
1640–50; episcop(al) + -ize

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