- to preach the gospel to.
- to convert to Christianity.
- to preach the gospel; act as an evangelist.
Origin of evangelize
Examples from the Web for evangelising
Historical Examples of evangelising
Now I was hot with the evangelising passion of a young disciple.The Jervaise Comedy
J. D. Beresford
He had evidently been thinking for months about the possibility of evangelising the town.A History of the Reformation (Vol. 2 of 2)
Thomas M. Lindsay
Reference has already been made to the evangelising expedition from Tauranga into this country.A History of the English Church in New Zealand
Henry Thomas Purchas
- to preach the Christian gospel or a particular interpretation of it (to)
- (intr) to advocate a cause with the object of making converts
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.