- to convert or attempt to convert as a proselyte; recruit.
Also especially British, pros·e·lyt·ise.
Origin of proselytize
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Examples from the Web for proselytizing
Proselytizing schools, though supported by public grants, entirely failed.
- to convert (someone) from one religious faith to another
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Word Origin and History for proselytizing
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