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evangelize

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verb evan·ge·lize \i-ˈvan-jə-ˌlīz\

Simple Definition of evangelize

  • : to try to convert (a group or area) to a different religion (especially Christianity)

Full Definition of evangelize

evan·ge·lizedevan·ge·liz·ing

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1 :  to preach the gospel to

  3. 2 :  to convert to Christianity

  4. intransitive verb
  5. :  to preach the gospel

evan·ge·li·za·tion play \-ˌvan-jə-lə-ˈzā-shən\ noun

Examples of evangelize

  1. The missionaries set out to evangelize the world.

  2. They were evangelizing about the importance of saving energy.



14th Century

First Known Use of evangelize

14th century

Rhymes with evangelize

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