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Definition of the verb catholicise

What does catholicise mean as a doing word?

verb - inflections: catholicised | catholicising | catholicises

  1. cause to adopt Catholicism
    • lexical domain: Change - verbs of size, temperature change, intensifying, etc.
    • alternative spelling: catholicize
    • synonyms of catholicise: latinise / latinize
    • more generic word: convert = cause to adopt a new or different faith

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Google previewThe Routledge Dictionary of Pronunciation for Current English (2017)

by Clive Upton, William A. Kretzschmar, Jr.

li Catholicise BR ko'0pliSAIZ, -Z, ...

Google previewEnglish Dictionary (1835)

by Samuel Johnson

To CATHOLICISE*, kā-thèl'-&-size. n.a. To become a catholick. CATHOLICISM, kā-thólo-é-sizm. n.s. Adherence to the catholick church. Surinburne. Universality, or the orthodox faith of the whole church. Pearson. CATHOLICK5, kāth'-6-sik. a.

Google previewA Critical Pronouncing Dictionary of the English Language (1851)

Incorporating the Labours of Sheridan and Walker ... Also a Key to the Pronunciation of Classical and Scripture Proper Names by James Knowles

CATHOLICISE, ki-ffiolic-si'z, vi. To become a Ca- CATHOLICISM, k4-thoM-stzm, n. Adherence to the catholick church. Universality, or the orthodox faith of the whole church. CATHOLICK, kiffiiA -lik ...

Google previewOxford Dictionary of English (2010)

by Angus Stevenson

Catholicize (also Catholicise) 7verb [with obj.] make Roman Catholic; convert to Catholicism. Catholic League see HOLY LEAGUE. Catholicos /kəˈθɒlɪkɒs/ 7noun (pl. Catholicoses /kəˌθɒlɪˈkəʊsiːz/ or Catholicoi /kəˈθɒlɪkɔɪ/) the ...

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Scrabble value of C3A1T1H4O1L1I1C3I1S1E1

The value of this 11-letter word is 18 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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