Definition of Christianize

1. Verb. Adapt in the name of Christianity. "Some people want to Christianize ancient pagan sites"

Generic synonyms: Accommodate, Adapt



2. Verb. Convert to Christianity. "Missionaries have tried to Christianize native people all over the world"
Exact synonyms: Christianise
Generic synonyms: Convert
Derivative terms: Christianisation, Christianization

Definition of Christianize

1. v. t. To make Christian; to convert to Christianity; as, to Christianize pagans.

2. v. i. To adopt the character or belief of a Christian; to become Christian.

Definition of Christianize

1. Verb. To make Christian. ¹

2. Verb. To cause to convert to Christianity. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Christianize

Christiana
Christianese
Christiania
Christianisation
Christianise
Christianised
Christianises
Christianising
Christianism
Christianisms
Christianist
Christianists
Christianities
Christianity
Christianization
Christianize
Christianized
Christianizes
Christianizing
Christianlike
Christianly
Christianness
Christianopolis
Christians
Christic
Christie
Christina
Christine
Christine Marie Evert
Christing

Literary usage of Christianize

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

1. Messages of the Men and Religion Movement by Men and Religion Forward Movement (1912)
"THE DUTY OF MEN TO christianize THE IMPACT OF CHRISTENDOM UPON THE REST OF THE WORLD Considerations like these in our lay advocacy of missions we must be ..."

2. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1824)
"... liberate and christianize Ireland tish empire. We say again, that this is forras, exist no longer. Those who factors, of the present times, ..."

3. The Oneidas by Julia Keen Bloomfield (1907)
"EFFORTS TO christianize. CHAPTER VI. Efforts to christianize the Indians. We have alluded to the French priests and their early self-sacrificing efforts ..."

4. The Life of William Wilberforce by Robert Isaac Wilberforce, Samuel Wilberforce (1839)
"to christianize the East must infallibly cost us our dominion; and though they might reluctantly assent to the scanty ecclesiastical establishment for the ..."

5. History of California by Theodore Henry Hittell (1898)
"Several unsuccessful attempts had been made to pacify and christianize them. The last of these was in 1716, when Salvatierra sailed thither and endeavored ..."

6. The Missions of California and the Old Southwest by Jesse Stephen Hildrup (1907)
"CHAPTER II FIRST ATTEMPTS TO christianize THE NATIVES IN 1767 King Charles III. of Spain organized an expedition to sail to Mexico, to proceed thence to the ..."

7. History of Central America by Hubert Howe Bancroft (1886)
"... His FURTHER ATTEMPTS TO christianize THE NATIVES — MASSACRE OF SOLDIERS AND ECCLESIASTICS. THE city of Leon was founded, as will be remembered, ..."

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