baronetize

[bar-uh-ni-tahyz]

verb (used with object), bar·on·et·ized, bar·on·et·iz·ing.

to make (someone) a baronet; confer a baronetcy upon.

Also especially British, bar·on·et·ise.

Origin of baronetize

First recorded in 1855–60; baronet + -ize
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