baronetize

/bar"euh ni tuyz'/, v.t., baronetized, baronetizing.
to make (someone) a baronet; confer a baronetcy upon.
Also, esp. Brit., baronetise.
[1855-60; BARONET + -IZE]

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Universalium. 2010.

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  • baronetize — verb confer baronetcy upon He was baronetized for his loyalty to the country • Syn: ↑baronetise • Derivationally related forms: ↑baronet • Hypernyms: ↑ennoble, ↑gentle, ↑entitl …   Useful english dictionary

  • baronetise — verb confer baronetcy upon He was baronetized for his loyalty to the country • Syn: ↑baronetize • Derivationally related forms: ↑baronet (for: ↑baronetize) • Hypernyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Bart — noun a member of the British order of honor; ranks below a baron but above a knight since he was a baronet he had to be addressed as Sir Henry Jones, Bart. • Syn: ↑baronet • Derivationally related forms: ↑baronetize (for: ↑baronet) …   Useful english dictionary

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