missionize

(redirected from missionise)

mis·sion·ize

 (mĭsh′ə-nīz′)
v. mis·sion·ized, mis·sion·iz·ing, mis·sion·iz·es
v.intr.
To do missionary work.
v.tr.
1. To perform missionary work in or among.
2. To bring under the influence or control of a mission: "Eastern Apaches in what is now Texas were even missionized—briefly—in the eighteenth century" (William Brandon).

missionize

(ˈmɪʃəˌnaɪz) or

missionise

vb (intr)
to work as a missionaryto undertake missionary work

mis•sion•ize

(ˈmɪʃ əˌnaɪz)

v. -ized, -iz•ing. v.i.
1. to conduct missionary work.
v.t.
2. to conduct missionary work in or among.
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