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Meaning of EVANGELIZE

Pronunciation:  i'vanju`lIz

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [v]  convert to Christianity; "The missionaries evangelized the Pacific Islanders"
  2. [v]  preach the gospel (to)
 

EVANGELIZE is a 10 letter word that starts with E.

 

 Synonyms: evangelise, evangelise
 
 See Also: convert, preach, prophesy

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \E*van"gel*ize\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Evangelized};
    p. pr. & vb. n. {Evangelizing}]. [F. ['e]vang['e]lisre, LL.
    evangelizare, fr. Gr. ?.]
    To instruct in the gospel; to preach the gospel to; to
    convert to Christianity; as, to evangelize the world.
    
          His apostles whom he sends To evangelize the nations.
                                                   --Milton.
    
    
  2. \E*van"gel*ize\, v. i.
    To preach the gospel.
    
    
 

 

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