Definition of Islamize

1. Verb. Cause to conform to Islamic law. "Islamize the dietary laws"

Exact synonyms: Islamise
Generic synonyms: Alter, Change, Modify



2. Verb. Convert to Islam. "The Mughals Islamized much of Northern India in the 16th century"
Exact synonyms: Islamise
Causes: Convert
Generic synonyms: Convert

Definition of Islamize

1. v. i. & t. To conform, or cause to conform, to the religion of Islam.

Definition of Islamize

1. Verb. To convert to Islam ¹

2. Verb. To make someone, or a society conform to Islamic law ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Islamize

Islamicizes
Islamicizing
Islamification
Islamisation
Islamise
Islamism
Islamisms
Islamist
Islamists
Islamite
Islamites
Islamitic
Islamitish
Islamiyat
Islamization
Islamize
Islamized
Islamizes
Islamizing
Islamo-
Islamofascism
Islamofascist
Islamofascists
Islamonazism
Islamophile
Islamophiles
Islamophilia
Islamophobe
Islamophobes
Islamophobia

Literary usage of Islamize

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Unoccupied Mission Fields of Africa and Asia by Samuel Marinus Zwemer (1911)
"Everywhere these traders go, the tendency to islamize is enormously strong, and often irresistible."1 The recent Moslem advance in Africa has been chiefly ..."

2. The Outline of History: Being a Plain History of Life and Mankind by Herbert George Wells (1922)
"... attempt of some learned Christian convert to islamize his belief that "In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. ..."

3. Proceedings of the American Antiquarian Society by American Antiquarian Society (1895)
"The Grand Vizir advised the refugees to islamize and they would be safe. The Sultan would lose his throne should he give up a single " believer" into the ..."

4. The Middle East and North Africa: The Challenge to Western Security by Peter Duignan, Lewis H. Gann (1981)
"More important are the demands of Islam, which not only claims sovereignty over the area lost to the Jews but also seeks to islamize other lands. ..."

5. Behind the Red Line: Political Repression in Sudan by Jemera Rone, Brian Owsley, Human Rights Watch/Africa (1996)
"This pressure to islamize (and Arabize) may have contributed to southern migrants' increasing adherence to Christianity.184 '"Article 6 of the Declaration ..."

6. Harvard African Studies by Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology, Peabody Museum of American Archaeology and Ethnology African Dept (1922)
"I think that the second legend, that of the descent of the Adamites from a Mussulman merchant, is more recent, and was created on purpose to " islamize," so ..."

7. Double Jeopardy: Police Abuse of Women in Pakistan by Asia Watch Committee (U.S.), Asia Watch Committee (U.S. (1992)
"... set up by Zia in 1983 to "islamize" Pakistan's political system, recommended that the office of the head of state be closed to women and that female ..."

8. The Unoccupied Mission Fields of Africa and Asia by Samuel Marinus Zwemer (1911)
"Everywhere these traders go, the tendency to islamize is enormously strong, and often irresistible."1 The recent Moslem advance in Africa has been chiefly ..."

9. The Outline of History: Being a Plain History of Life and Mankind by Herbert George Wells (1922)
"... attempt of some learned Christian convert to islamize his belief that "In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. ..."

10. Proceedings of the American Antiquarian Society by American Antiquarian Society (1895)
"The Grand Vizir advised the refugees to islamize and they would be safe. The Sultan would lose his throne should he give up a single " believer" into the ..."

11. The Middle East and North Africa: The Challenge to Western Security by Peter Duignan, Lewis H. Gann (1981)
"More important are the demands of Islam, which not only claims sovereignty over the area lost to the Jews but also seeks to islamize other lands. ..."

12. Behind the Red Line: Political Repression in Sudan by Jemera Rone, Brian Owsley, Human Rights Watch/Africa (1996)
"This pressure to islamize (and Arabize) may have contributed to southern migrants' increasing adherence to Christianity.184 '"Article 6 of the Declaration ..."

13. Harvard African Studies by Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology, Peabody Museum of American Archaeology and Ethnology African Dept (1922)
"I think that the second legend, that of the descent of the Adamites from a Mussulman merchant, is more recent, and was created on purpose to " islamize," so ..."

14. Double Jeopardy: Police Abuse of Women in Pakistan by Asia Watch Committee (U.S.), Asia Watch Committee (U.S. (1992)
"... set up by Zia in 1983 to "islamize" Pakistan's political system, recommended that the office of the head of state be closed to women and that female ..."

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