evangelize

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verb evan·ge·lize \i-ˈvan-jə-ˌlīz\

Definition of evangelize

evangelized

evangelizing

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

  3. 2 :  to convert to Christianity

  4. intransitive verb
  5. :  to preach the gospel

evangelization

play \-ˌvan-jə-lə-ˈzā-shən\ noun

Examples of evangelize in a sentence

  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


EVANGELIZE Defined for English Language Learners

evangelize

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verb evan·ge·lize \i-ˈvan-jə-ˌlīz\

Definition of evangelize for English Language Learners

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


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