Chris"tian*ize (?), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Christianized (); p. pr. vb. n. Christianizing.] [Cf. F. christianiser, L. christianizare, fr. Gr. .]


To make Christian; to convert to Christianity; as, to Christianize pagans.


To imbue with or adapt to Christian principles.

Christianized philosophers. I. Taylor.


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Chris"tian*ize, v. i.

To adopt the character or belief of a Christian; to become Christian.

The pagans began to Christianize. Latham.


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