Catholicize
Catholicize Ca*thol"i*cize, v. t. & i. To make or to become catholic or Roman Catholic. [1913 Webster]

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  • catholicize — [kə thäl′ə sīz΄] vt., vi. catholicized, catholicizing 1. to make or become catholic 2. [C ] to convert or be converted to Catholicism * * * ca·thol·i·cize (kə thŏlʹĭ sīz ) tr. & intr.v. ca·thol·i·cized, ca·thol·i·ciz·ing, ca·thol·i·ciz·es 1. To… …   Universalium

  • catholicize — (Amer.) v. convert to Catholicism; cause to adopt Catholicism; propagate catholic values (also Catholicise) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • catholicize — [kə thäl′ə sīz΄] vt., vi. catholicized, catholicizing 1. to make or become catholic 2. [C ] to convert or be converted to Catholicism …   English World dictionary

  • Catholicize — catholic ► ADJECTIVE 1) including a wide variety of things: catholic tastes. 2) (Catholic) Roman Catholic. 3) (Catholic) of or including all Christians. ► NOUN (Catholic) ▪ a Roman Catholic …   English terms dictionary

  • catholicize — v.tr. & intr. (also ise) 1 make or become catholic. 2 (Catholicize) make or become a Roman Catholic …   Useful english dictionary

  • catholicize — verb see catholic …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • catholicize — ca·thol·i·cize …   English syllables

  • catholicize — ca•thol•i•cize [[t]kəˈθɒl əˌsaɪz[/t]] v. t. cized, ciz•ing. to make catholic • Etymology: 1625–35 …   From formal English to slang

  • catholicized — catholicize (Amer.) v. convert to Catholicism; cause to adopt Catholicism; propagate catholic values (also Catholicise) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • catholicizes — catholicize (Amer.) v. convert to Catholicism; cause to adopt Catholicism; propagate catholic values (also Catholicise) …   English contemporary dictionary

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