2. Verb. (transitive) To do missionary work among (a people) or in (a particular place). ¹
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Definition of Missionize
1. [v -IZED, -IZING, -IZES]
Lexicographical Neighbors of Missionize
Literary usage of Missionize
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Modern Germany in Relation to the Great War by William Wallace Whitelock (1916)
""To colonize is to 'missionize'—to missionize in the noble sense of educating to Kultur. In the same manner as the correct appreciation of the spiritual ..."
2. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann, Edward Aloysius Pace, Condé Bénoist Pallen, Thomas Joseph Shahan, John Joseph Wynne (1913)
"The earlier attempts to missionize the tribes of central Bolivia met with no success. About the year 1673 the Moxos province was brought to the attention of ..."
3. Southwestern Historical Quarterly by Texas State Historical Association, Herbert Eugene Bolton, Eugene Campbell Barker (1907)
"... missionary movement, but more specifically, part of a plan to colonize and missionize the whole gulf coast country from Panuco to the San Antonio River. ..."
4. Life and Labour of the People in London by Charles Booth (1902)
"The Nonconformists have lost many of their people, whom we shall find again further out ; and they have not yet turned back to missionize the new comers. ..."
5. The History of North America by Guy Carleton Lee (1903)
"... whose zealous admiration of the Jesuits induced her to employ all her great influence in furthering their desire to missionize New France. ..."
6. Traditional Ojibwa Religion and Its Historical Changes by Christopher Vecsey (1983)
"In 1818 they established quarters near present-day Winnipeg but Dumoulin wanted to missionize the Indians and moved his station further south, to Pembina. ..."