Definition of Proselytize

1. Verb. Convert to another faith or religion.

Exact synonyms: Proselytise
Generic synonyms: Convert
Entails: Advocate, Preach
Derivative terms: Proselyte



Definition of Proselytize

1. v. t. To convert to some religion, system, opinion, or the like; to bring, or cause to come, over; to proselyte.

2. v. i. To make converts or proselytes.

Definition of Proselytize

1. Verb. (intransitive) To encourage or induce people to join a religious movement, political party, or other cause or organization. ¹

2. Verb. (transitive) To convert (someone) to one’s own faith or beliefs. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Proselytize

1. [v -TIZED, -TIZING, -TIZES]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Proselytize

proselytes
proselytic
proselyting
proselytisation
proselytisations
proselytise
proselytised
proselytiser
proselytisers
proselytises
proselytising
proselytism
proselytisms
proselytization
proselytizations
proselytize (current term)
proselytized
proselytizer
proselytizers
proselytizes
proselytizing
proseminar
proseminaries
proseminars
proseminary
prosencephala
prosencephalic
prosencephalon

Literary usage of Proselytize

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

1. Fifty Years' Reminiscences of India: A Retrospect of Travel, Adventure and by Fitz William Thomas Pollok (1896)
"... The sappers—Am transferred to the Engineer department—A boxing-match—A British soldier hanged—Attempts to proselytize sepoys—Injudicious officers. ..."

2. The Israel of the Alps: A Complete History of the Waldenses of Piedmont and by Alexis Muston (1866)
"... Treaty of Cavour—Castrocaro, governor of the Vaudois valleys—Unsuccessful attempts to proselytize at Lucerna and ..."

3. The Practice of Typography: Correct Composition; a Treatise on Spelling by Theodore Low De Vinne (1902)
"... pronunciamento propretor propretor proselytize proselytize prosopopeia prosopopoeia ... pronunciamento propraetor proselytize prosopopoeia prothalamion ..."

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