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pros·e·ly·tize

 (prŏs′ə-lĭ-tīz′)
v. pros·e·ly·tized, pros·e·ly·tiz·ing, pros·e·ly·tiz·es
v.intr.
1. To attempt to convert someone to one's own religious faith.
2. To attempt to persuade someone to join one's own political party or to espouse one's doctrine.
v.tr.
To convert (a person) from one belief, doctrine, cause, or faith to another.

pros′e·ly·ti·za′tion (-tĭ-zā′shən) n.
pros′e·ly·tiz′er n.

proselytize

(ˈprɒsɪlɪˌtaɪz) or

proselytise

vb
(Ecclesiastical Terms) to convert (someone) from one religious faith to another
ˌproselytiˈzation, ˌproselytiˈsation n
ˈproselytˌizer, ˈproselytˌiser n

pros•e•lyt•ize

(ˈprɒs ə lɪˌtaɪz)

v.t., v.i. -ized, -iz•ing.
to convert or attempt to convert as a proselyte; recruit.
pros′e•lyt•iz`er, n.

proselytize


Past participle: proselytized
Gerund: proselytizing

Imperative
proselytize
proselytize
Present
I proselytize
you proselytize
he/she/it proselytizes
we proselytize
you proselytize
they proselytize
Preterite
I proselytized
you proselytized
he/she/it proselytized
we proselytized
you proselytized
they proselytized
Present Continuous
I am proselytizing
you are proselytizing
he/she/it is proselytizing
we are proselytizing
you are proselytizing
they are proselytizing
Present Perfect
I have proselytized
you have proselytized
he/she/it has proselytized
we have proselytized
you have proselytized
they have proselytized
Past Continuous
I was proselytizing
you were proselytizing
he/she/it was proselytizing
we were proselytizing
you were proselytizing
they were proselytizing
Past Perfect
I had proselytized
you had proselytized
he/she/it had proselytized
we had proselytized
you had proselytized
they had proselytized
Future
I will proselytize
you will proselytize
he/she/it will proselytize
we will proselytize
you will proselytize
they will proselytize
Future Perfect
I will have proselytized
you will have proselytized
he/she/it will have proselytized
we will have proselytized
you will have proselytized
they will have proselytized
Future Continuous
I will be proselytizing
you will be proselytizing
he/she/it will be proselytizing
we will be proselytizing
you will be proselytizing
they will be proselytizing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been proselytizing
you have been proselytizing
he/she/it has been proselytizing
we have been proselytizing
you have been proselytizing
they have been proselytizing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been proselytizing
you will have been proselytizing
he/she/it will have been proselytizing
we will have been proselytizing
you will have been proselytizing
they will have been proselytizing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been proselytizing
you had been proselytizing
he/she/it had been proselytizing
we had been proselytizing
you had been proselytizing
they had been proselytizing
Conditional
I would proselytize
you would proselytize
he/she/it would proselytize
we would proselytize
you would proselytize
they would proselytize
Past Conditional
I would have proselytized
you would have proselytized
he/she/it would have proselytized
we would have proselytized
you would have proselytized
they would have proselytized
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.proselytize - convert to another faith or religion
convert - cause to adopt a new or different faith; "The missionaries converted the Indian population"

proselytize

verb
1. convert, win over, spread the gospel to, evangelize to, make converts of, bring someone into the fold, bring someone to God Christian groups were arrested for trying to proselytize people.
Translations
obracet na víruobrátit na víruzískávat stoupence
bekerenmissionerenwerven

proselytize

[ˈprɒsɪlɪtaɪz]
A. VIganar prosélitos
B. VT [+ person] → convertir

proselytize

[ˈprɒsɪlɪtaɪz] proselytise (British)
vifaire du prosélytisme
vt (= convert) → convertirprose writer nprosateur m

proselytize

vtbekehren

proselytize

[ˈprɒsɪlɪˌtaɪz] vi (frm) → fare del proselitismo
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