What does evangelize mean?

Definitions for evangelizeɪˈvæn dʒəˌlaɪz

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word evangelize.

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(v. t.)

    To preach and attempt to convert (people) to one's firmly held belief.

  2. Origin: [F. vanglisre, LL. evangelizare, fr. Gr. e'yaggeli`zesqai.]


  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

  3. Origin: [F. vanglisre, LL. evangelizare, fr. Gr. e'yaggeli`zesqai.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of evangelize in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of evangelize in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

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