v. induce someone to convert to one's own religious faith
In these interfaith meetings, there must be no attempt to proselytize; we must respect all points of view.
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It is remarkable that these performances, tolerated and encouraged, no doubt, in the convent out of a secret spirit of proselytism and in order to give these children a foretaste of the holy habit, were a genuine happiness and a real recreation for the scholars.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo Context
Ye compass sea and land to make one proselyte, and when he is made, ye make him twofold more the child of hell than yourselves.
The Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass By Frederick Douglass Context