from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. To proclaim an anathema on; curse.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. To cause to be, or to declare as, an anathema or evil.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- transitive v. To pronounce an anathema against; to curse. Hence: To condemn publicly as something accursed.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To pronounce an anathema against; denounce; curse.
- To pronounce anathemas; curse.
- Also spelled anathematise.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. curse or declare to be evil or anathema or threaten with divine punishment
Late Latin anathematīzāre, from Greek anathematizein, from anathema, anathemat-, anathema; see anathema.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)