gospelize


gospelize
gospelize "to preach the gospel," 1640s, from GOSPEL (Cf. gospel) + -IZE (Cf. -ize). O.E. had godspellian in the same sense.

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  • Gospelize — Gos pel*ize, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Gospelized}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Gospelizing}.] [Written also gospellize.] [1913 Webster] 1. To form according to the gospel; as, a command gospelized to us. Milton. [1913 Webster] 2. To instruct in the gospel; to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • gospelize — verb a) To teach the Gospels b) To evangelize …   Wiktionary

  • gospelize — gos·pel·ize …   English syllables

  • gospelize — pəˌlīz verb ( ed/ ing/ s) transitive verb : to instruct in the gospel : evangelize intransitive verb : to preach the gospel : evangelize entertaining while he gospelized T.M.Pearce …   Useful english dictionary

  • Gospelized — Gospelize Gos pel*ize, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Gospelized}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Gospelizing}.] [Written also gospellize.] [1913 Webster] 1. To form according to the gospel; as, a command gospelized to us. Milton. [1913 Webster] 2. To instruct in the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Gospelizing — Gospelize Gos pel*ize, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Gospelized}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Gospelizing}.] [Written also gospellize.] [1913 Webster] 1. To form according to the gospel; as, a command gospelized to us. Milton. [1913 Webster] 2. To instruct in the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • gospel — noun 1》 the teaching or revelation of Christ. 2》 (Gospel) the record of Christ s life and teaching in the first four books of the New Testament.     ↘each of these books. 3》 (also gospel truth) something absolutely true. 4》 (also gospel music) a… …   English new terms dictionary

  • hot´|gos´pel|er — hot gos|pel «HOT GOS puhl», transitive verb, intransitive verb, peled, pel|ing. to evangelize by stirring up religious feeling; preach or gospelize in the manner of a revivalist: »hot gospeling his message of personal martyrdom (Canada Month).… …   Useful english dictionary

  • hot-gos|pel — «HOT GOS puhl», transitive verb, intransitive verb, peled, pel|ing. to evangelize by stirring up religious feeling; preach or gospelize in the manner of a revivalist: »hot gospeling his message of personal martyrdom (Canada Month).… …   Useful english dictionary


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