proselyte

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pros·e·lyte

 (prŏs′ə-līt′)
n.
A new convert to a doctrine or religion.
v. pros·e·lyt·ed, pros·e·lyt·ing, pros·e·lytes
v.tr.
To proselytize (a person).
v.intr.
To engage in proselytization.

[Middle English proselite, from Old French, from Late Latin prosēlytus, from Greek prosēlutos, stranger, proselyte : pros-, pros- + ēluth- aorist tense stem of erkhesthai, to go.]

pros′e·lyt′er n.

proselyte

(ˈprɒsɪˌlaɪt)
n
(Ecclesiastical Terms) a person newly converted to a religious faith or sect; a convert, esp a gentile converted to Judaism
vb
(Ecclesiastical Terms) a less common word for proselytize
[C14: from Church Latin prosēlytus, from Greek prosēlutos recent arrival, convert, from proserchesthai to draw near]
proselytism n
proselytic adj

pros•e•lyte

(ˈprɒs əˌlaɪt)

n., v. -lyt•ed, -lyt•ing. n.
1. a person who has changed from one opinion, religious belief, sect, or the like to another; convert.
v.i., v.t.
[1325–75; Middle English < Late Latin prosēlytus < Greek (Septuagint) prosḗlytos newcomer, proselyte, n. derivative of Greek prosēly-, s., in n. derivation, of prosérchesthai to come, go to]

proselyte


Past participle: proselyted
Gerund: proselyting

Imperative
proselyte
proselyte
Present
I proselyte
you proselyte
he/she/it proselytes
we proselyte
you proselyte
they proselyte
Preterite
I proselyted
you proselyted
he/she/it proselyted
we proselyted
you proselyted
they proselyted
Present Continuous
I am proselyting
you are proselyting
he/she/it is proselyting
we are proselyting
you are proselyting
they are proselyting
Present Perfect
I have proselyted
you have proselyted
he/she/it has proselyted
we have proselyted
you have proselyted
they have proselyted
Past Continuous
I was proselyting
you were proselyting
he/she/it was proselyting
we were proselyting
you were proselyting
they were proselyting
Past Perfect
I had proselyted
you had proselyted
he/she/it had proselyted
we had proselyted
you had proselyted
they had proselyted
Future
I will proselyte
you will proselyte
he/she/it will proselyte
we will proselyte
you will proselyte
they will proselyte
Future Perfect
I will have proselyted
you will have proselyted
he/she/it will have proselyted
we will have proselyted
you will have proselyted
they will have proselyted
Future Continuous
I will be proselyting
you will be proselyting
he/she/it will be proselyting
we will be proselyting
you will be proselyting
they will be proselyting
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been proselyting
you have been proselyting
he/she/it has been proselyting
we have been proselyting
you have been proselyting
they have been proselyting
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been proselyting
you will have been proselyting
he/she/it will have been proselyting
we will have been proselyting
you will have been proselyting
they will have been proselyting
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been proselyting
you had been proselyting
he/she/it had been proselyting
we had been proselyting
you had been proselyting
they had been proselyting
Conditional
I would proselyte
you would proselyte
he/she/it would proselyte
we would proselyte
you would proselyte
they would proselyte
Past Conditional
I would have proselyted
you would have proselyted
he/she/it would have proselyted
we would have proselyted
you would have proselyted
they would have proselyted
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.proselyte - a new convert; especially a gentile converted to Judaism
convert - a person who has been converted to another religious or political belief
Translations

proselyte

[ˈprɒsɪlaɪt]
A. Nprosélito/a m/f
B. VT, VI (US) = proselytize

proselyte

nNeubekehrte(r) mf, → Proselyt(in) m(f)