proselytize[präs′ə li tīz′, -ə līt′īz′]
- Proselytize is to preach your religion or beliefs especially to convert others, or to promote a certain course of action.
An example of proselytize is when you explain Christian theology to try to convince your Agnostic friend to join the Christian faith.
verbpros·e·ly·tized, pros·e·ly·tiz·ing, pros·e·ly·tiz·es
- To attempt to convert someone to one's own religious faith.
- To attempt to persuade someone to join one's own political party or to espouse one's doctrine.
(third-person singular simple present proselytizes, present participle proselytizing, simple past and past participle proselytized)