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e·van·gel·ize

 (ĭ-văn′jə-līz′)
v. e·van·gel·ized, e·van·gel·iz·ing, e·van·gel·iz·es
v.tr.
1. To preach the gospel to.
2. To convert to Christianity.
3. To promulgate or promote (a doctrine or idea, for example) enthusiastically.
v.intr.
1. To preach the gospel.
2. To promulgate or promote something enthusiastically.

e·van′gel·i·za′tion (-jə-lĭ-zā′shən) n.
e·van′gel·iz′er n.

evangelize

(ɪˈvændʒɪˌlaɪz) or

evangelise

vb
1. (Protestantism) to preach the Christian gospel or a particular interpretation of it (to)
2. (intr) to advocate a cause with the object of making converts
eˌvangeliˈzation, eˌvangeliˈsation n
eˈvangeˌlizer, eˈvangeˌliser n

e•van•ge•lize

(ɪˈvæn dʒəˌlaɪz)

v. -lized, -liz•ing. v.t.
1. to preach the Christian gospel to.
2. to convert to Christianity.
v.i.
3. to preach the gospel; act as an evangelist.
[1350–1400; Middle English < Late Latin < Late Greek]
e•van`ge•li•za′tion, n.
e•van′ge•liz`er, n.

evangelize


Past participle: evangelized
Gerund: evangelizing

Imperative
evangelize
evangelize
Present
I evangelize
you evangelize
he/she/it evangelizes
we evangelize
you evangelize
they evangelize
Preterite
I evangelized
you evangelized
he/she/it evangelized
we evangelized
you evangelized
they evangelized
Present Continuous
I am evangelizing
you are evangelizing
he/she/it is evangelizing
we are evangelizing
you are evangelizing
they are evangelizing
Present Perfect
I have evangelized
you have evangelized
he/she/it has evangelized
we have evangelized
you have evangelized
they have evangelized
Past Continuous
I was evangelizing
you were evangelizing
he/she/it was evangelizing
we were evangelizing
you were evangelizing
they were evangelizing
Past Perfect
I had evangelized
you had evangelized
he/she/it had evangelized
we had evangelized
you had evangelized
they had evangelized
Future
I will evangelize
you will evangelize
he/she/it will evangelize
we will evangelize
you will evangelize
they will evangelize
Future Perfect
I will have evangelized
you will have evangelized
he/she/it will have evangelized
we will have evangelized
you will have evangelized
they will have evangelized
Future Continuous
I will be evangelizing
you will be evangelizing
he/she/it will be evangelizing
we will be evangelizing
you will be evangelizing
they will be evangelizing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been evangelizing
you have been evangelizing
he/she/it has been evangelizing
we have been evangelizing
you have been evangelizing
they have been evangelizing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been evangelizing
you will have been evangelizing
he/she/it will have been evangelizing
we will have been evangelizing
you will have been evangelizing
they will have been evangelizing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been evangelizing
you had been evangelizing
he/she/it had been evangelizing
we had been evangelizing
you had been evangelizing
they had been evangelizing
Conditional
I would evangelize
you would evangelize
he/she/it would evangelize
we would evangelize
you would evangelize
they would evangelize
Past Conditional
I would have evangelized
you would have evangelized
he/she/it would have evangelized
we would have evangelized
you would have evangelized
they would have evangelized
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.evangelize - preach the gospel (to)
preach, prophesy - deliver a sermon; "The minister is not preaching this Sunday"
2.evangelize - convert to Christianity; "The missionaries evangelized the Pacific Islanders"
convert - cause to adopt a new or different faith; "The missionaries converted the Indian population"

evangelize

verb preach to, exhort, proselytize, spread the gospel to, share the gospel with, tell the gospel to, offer the gospel to Irish monks had settled there in the seventh century to evangelize the North.

evangelize

verb
To deliver a sermon, especially as a vocation:
Translations

evangelize

[ɪˈvændʒɪlaɪz]
A. VTevangelizar
B. VIpredicar el Evangelio

evangelize

[ɪˈvændʒəlaɪz] vtévangéliser, prêcher l'Évangile à

evangelize

vidas Evangelium predigen

evangelize

[ɪˈvændʒɪˌlaɪz]
1. vtevangelizzare
2. vipredicare il vangelo
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