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missionize

[ mish-uh-nahyz ]
/ ˈmɪʃ əˌnaɪz /
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verb (used without object), mis·sion·ized, mis·sion·iz·ing.

to conduct missionary work.

verb (used with object), mis·sion·ized, mis·sion·iz·ing.

to conduct missionary work in or among.

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Nearby words

missionary, missionary apostolic, missionary position, missionary ridge, missioner, missionize, missions, missis, missish, mississauga, mississippi
Also especially British, mis·sion·ise.

Origin of missionize

First recorded in 1820–30; mission + -ize
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for missionize

  • This was the last attempt made by the Spaniards to missionize the Yumas.

    The Old Franciscan Missions Of California|George Wharton James