Christianize[kris′c̸hən īz′, -tyən-]
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transitive verb Chris·tian·ized, Chris·tian·iz·ing, Chris·tian·iz·es
- To take over or adapt in the name of Christianity: pagan monuments Christianized by early missionaries.
- To convert to Christianity.
- Chrisˌtian·i·zaˈtion noun
- Chrisˈtian·izˌer noun