Pronunciation: (kat'i-kīz"), [key]
—v.t., -chized, -chiz•ing.
1. to instruct orally by means of questions and answers, esp. in Christian doctrine.
2. to question with reference to belief.
3. to question closely. Also, esp. Brit.,cat'e•chise".
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