What does the word catechise mean?

Usage examples for catechise

  1. I determined to take the next chance to catechise Helen. – Lord John in New York by C. N. Williamson A. M. Williamson
  2. Catechise him straight through, and his response was swift and accurate. – St. Cuthbert's by 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 by Marie Corelli