Part of speech: verb

To interrogate; instruct as by catechism.

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Usage examples "catechise":

  1. I determined to take the next chance to catechise Helen. - "Lord John in New York", C. N. Williamson A. M. Williamson.
  2. Catechise him straight through, and his response was swift and accurate. - "St. Cuthbert's", Robert E. Knowles.
  3. " When I misuse my time, Sir," he said-" Surely it will then be needful to catechise me on the manner in which I spend it,- but not till then!" - "Temporal Power", Marie Corelli.