verb (used with or without object), pros·e·lyt·ized, pros·e·lyt·iz·ing.
to convert or attempt to convert as a proselyte; recruit.
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Also especially British, pros·e·lyt·ise.
Origin of proselytize
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to convert (someone) from one religious faith to another
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