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christianize


christianize


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Christianize  \Chris"tian*ize\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p. 
  {Christianized};  p.  pr  vb  n.  {Christianizing}.]  [Cf.  F. 
  christianiser  L.  christianizare  fr  Gr  ?.] 
  1.  To  make  Christian;  to  convert  to  Christianity;  as  to 
  Christianize  pagans. 
 
  2.  To  imbue  with  or  adapt  to  Christian  principles. 
 
  Christianized  philosophers.  --I.  Taylor. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Christianize  \Chris"tian*ize\,  v.  i. 
  To  adopt  the  character  or  belief  of  a  Christian;  to  become 
  Christian. 
 
  The  pagans  began  to  Christianize.  --Latham.