What does proselytise mean?

Here's a list of possible definitions for the term proselytise:

Princeton's WordNet

  1. proselytize, proselytise(verb)

    convert to another faith or religion


  1. proselytise

    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.


  1. proselytise

    Proselytise is the act of attempting to convert people to another opinion, religion, or belief system. It involves making a concerted effort to persuade or induce someone to change their views, typically through preaching or promoting doctrines, teachings or principles.

Matched Categories


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of proselytise in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of proselytise in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

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