Synonyms of 'anoint'
1 smearDictionary, oil, rub
He anointed my forehead with oil.
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When someone such as a priest blesses people or things, he asks for God's favour and protection for them.
Bless this couple and their loving commitment to one another.
When a building, place, or object is consecrated, it is officially declared to be holy. When a person is consecrated, they are officially declared to be a bishop.
The church was consecrated in 1234.
Thesaurus for anoint from the Collins English Thesaurus
To anoint someone means to put oil or water on a part of their body, usually for religious reasons .