What does proselytize mean?

Definitions for proselytize
ˈprɒs ə lɪˌtaɪzpros·e·ly·tize

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. proselytize, proselytiseverb

    convert to another faith or religion

Wiktionary

  1. proselytizeverb

    To encourage or induce people to join a religious movement, political party, or other cause or organization.

  2. proselytizeverb

    To convert (someone) to one's own faith or beliefs.

Wikipedia

  1. proselytize

    Proselytism () is the policy of attempting to convert people's religious or political beliefs. Carrying out attempts to instil beliefs can be called proselytization.Sally Sledge discusses religious proselytization as the marketing of religious messages. Proselytism is illegal in some countries. Some draw distinctions between evangelism (or da‘wah in Islamic terminology) and proselytism, regarding proselytism as involuntary or coerced; the two terms can also be understood to merely be synonyms.

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  1. proselytize

    To proselytize means to attempt to convert someone from one belief system, religion, opinion, or viewpoint to another. This could be done through persuasion, instruction, or while advocating for the new belief system.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Proselytizeverb

    to convert to some religion, system, opinion, or the like; to bring, or cause to come, over; to proselyte

  2. Proselytizeverb

    to make converts or proselytes

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of proselytize in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of proselytize in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of proselytize in a Sentence

  1. Harold Ramis:

    Memorable, simple, didn’t require articles of faith, but completely humanistic in every way that I valued, so I proselytize it without practicing it.

  2. Todd Green:

    Under the circumstances, it's a pretty bold move, when you're a minority religion, you face a lot of pressure from the majority population not to proselytize.

  3. Harold Ramis:

    Memorable, simple, didn't require articles of faith, but completely humanistic in every way that I valued, so I proselytize it without practicing it.

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