English

Definition of proselytize verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

proselytize

 verb
(British English also -ise) verb
BrE BrE//ˈprɒsələtaɪz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈprɑːsələtaɪz//
 
[intransitive] (formal, often disapproving)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they proselytize
BrE BrE//ˈprɒsələtaɪz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈprɑːsələtaɪz//
 
he / she / it proselytizes
BrE BrE//ˈprɒsələtaɪzɪz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈprɑːsələtaɪzɪz//
 
past simple proselytized
BrE BrE//ˈprɒsələtaɪzd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈprɑːsələtaɪzd//
 
past participle proselytized
BrE BrE//ˈprɒsələtaɪzd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈprɑːsələtaɪzd//
 
-ing form proselytizing
BrE BrE//ˈprɒsələtaɪzɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈprɑːsələtaɪzɪŋ//
 
 
jump to other results
to try to persuade other people to accept your beliefs, especially about religion or politics
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: proselytize