baronetize

[ bar-uh-ni-tahyz ]
/ ˈbær ə nɪˌtaɪz /

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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