- to preach the gospel to.
- to convert to Christianity.
- to preach the gospel; act as an evangelist.
Origin of evangelize
Related Words for evangelizercleric, evangelist, missionary, clergy, parson, divine, ecclesiastic, minister, reverend, revivalist, clerical, evangelizer
Examples from the Web for evangelizer
Historical Examples of evangelizer
Was its vitality as an evangelizer exhausted in converting Lincoln?Abraham Lincoln: Was He A Christian?
John B. Remsburg
- 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.