Definitions for evangelizeɪˈvæn dʒəˌlaɪz

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

e•van•ge•lizeɪˈvæn dʒəˌlaɪz(v.)-lized, -liz•ing.

  1. (v.t.)to preach the Christian gospel to.

    Category: Religion

  2. to convert to Christianity.

    Category: Religion

  3. (v.i.)to preach the gospel; act as an evangelist.

    Category: Religion

Origin of evangelize:

1350–1400; ME < LL < LGk


Princeton's WordNet

  1. evangelize, evangelise(verb)

    preach the gospel (to)

  2. evangelize, evangelise(verb)

    convert to Christianity

    "The missionaries evangelized the Pacific Islanders"


  1. evangelize(Verb)

    To tell people about (a particular branch of) Christianity, especially in order to convert them

  2. evangelize(Verb)

    To be enthusiastic about something, and to attempt to share that enthusiasm with others

  3. Origin: From évangéliser, from evangelizare, from

Webster Dictionary

  1. Evangelize(verb)

    to instruct in the gospel; to preach the gospel to; to convert to Christianity; as, to evangelize the world

  2. Evangelize(verb)

    to preach the gospel


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