verb (used with object), e·van·ge·lized, e·van·ge·liz·ing.
verb (used without object), e·van·ge·lized, e·van·ge·liz·ing.
Origin of evangelize
Examples from the Web for evangelise
It was in 1219 that St. Francis sent his disciples out to evangelise the world.The Rise of the Mediaeval Church|Alexander Clarence Flick
Bernardino determined by God's help to evangelise his country, and to rescue souls from evil by the winning power of love.Pictures in Umbria|Katharine S. (Katharine Sarah) Macquoid
The way to root out the slave trade is to evangelise the slave trader.Topsy-Turvy Land|Samuel M. Zwemer
My business seems to be to evangelise,—to be a Presbyter at large.
And it is this virtue which God uses as His main witness, as His chief instrument, to evangelise the world.
British Dictionary definitions for evangelise
Word Origin and History for evangelise
late 14c., from Old French evangeliser "to spread or preach the Gospel," and directly from Medieval Latin or Late Latin evangelizare, from Greek euangelizesthai (see evangelist). Related: Evangelized; evangelizing; evangelization.