Islamize
transitive verb (-ized; -izing) Date: circa 1846 to make Islamic; especially to convert to Islam • Islamization noun

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  • Islamize — Is lam*ize, v. i. & t. [imp. & p. p. {Islamized}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Islamizing}.] To conform, or cause to conform, to the religion of Islam. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Islamize — (Amer.) Is·lam·ize || ɪzlÉ™maɪz v. convert to Islam; make Islamic; cause to conform to Islamic law (also Islamise) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Islamize — [is′ləm īz΄, iz′ləm īz΄] vt., vi. Islamized, Islamizing to convert or conform to, or bring within, Islam Islamization n …   English World dictionary

  • Islamize — Islam ► NOUN 1) the monotheistic religion of the Muslims, regarded by them to have been revealed through Muhammad as the Prophet of Allah. 2) the Muslim world. DERIVATIVES Islamist noun Islamize (also Islamise) verb. ORIGIN Arabic, submission …   English terms dictionary

  • Islamize — verb 1. cause to conform to Islamic law Islamize the dietary laws • Syn: ↑Islamise • Hypernyms: ↑change, ↑alter, ↑modify • Verb Frames: Somebody s …   Useful english dictionary

  • Islamize — Islamization, n. Islamizer, n. /is leuh muyz , iz , is lah muyz, iz /, v.t., Islamized, Islamizing. 1. to convert to Islam. 2. to bring into a state of harmony or conformity with the principles and teachings of Islam; give an Islamic character or …   Universalium

  • Islamize — verb a) To convert to Islam b) To make someone, or a society conform to Islamic law See Also: Islamization …   Wiktionary

  • islamize — is·lam·ize …   English syllables

  • Islamize — Is•lam•ize [[t]ˈɪs ləˌmaɪz, ˈɪz , ɪsˈlɑ maɪz, ɪz [/t]] v. t. ized, iz•ing ear to convert to or bring under the influence of Islam • Etymology: 1840–50 Is lam•i•za′tion, n. Is′lam•iz er, n …   From formal English to slang

  • Islamized — Islamize Is lam*ize, v. i. & t. [imp. & p. p. {Islamized}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Islamizing}.] To conform, or cause to conform, to the religion of Islam. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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