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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Cat·e·chise v. t. [imp. & p. p. Catechised p. pr. & vb. n. Catechising.]
 1. To instruct by asking questions, receiving answers, and offering explanations and corrections, -- esp. in regard to points of religious faith.
 2. To question or interrogate; to examine or try by questions; -- sometimes with a view to reproof, by eliciting from a person answers which condemn his own conduct.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      v 1: give religious instructions to [syn: catechize]
      2: examine through questioning and answering [syn: catechize]