Islamize


Islamize
verb
1. cause to conform to Islamic law
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Islamize the dietary laws

Syn: ↑Islamise
Hypernyms: ↑change, ↑alter, ↑modify
Verb Frames:
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Somebody ——s something

2. convert to Islam
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The Mughals Islamized much of Northern India in the 16th century

Syn: ↑Islamise
Hypernyms: ↑convert
Cause: ↑convert
Verb Frames:
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Somebody ——s somebody

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\\ˈizləˌmīz, ˈislə-, iˈsläˌm-, iˈslaˌ-, iˈslȧˌ-\ transitive verb (-ed/-ing/-s)
Usage: often capitalized
1. : to make Islamic in quality, traits, or way of thinking or acting; especially : to convert to Islamism

Islamizing the religion of these semibarbarous hordes — P.K.Hitti

2. : to bring under the control of Islam

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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 identity to.
Also, esp. Brit., Islamise.
[1840-50; ISLAM + -IZE]

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Isˈlamize or Isˈlamise transitive verb and intransitive verb
To convert or (cause to) conform to Islam
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Main Entry:Islam

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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 — transitive verb ( ized; izing) Date: circa 1846 to make Islamic; especially to convert to Islam • Islamization noun …   New Collegiate 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