Definition of Presbyterianize in English:

Presbyterianize

(also Presbyterianise)

verb

  • 1with object To make Presbyterian; to organize according to the Presbyterian system.

  • 2no object To become Presbyterian; to act as a Presbyterian, or in a way tending towards the Presbyterian system or doctrine. rare.

Origin

Mid 18th century. From Presbyterian + -ize.

Pronunciation

Presbyterianize

/ˌprɛsbɪˈtɪərɪənʌɪz//ˌprɛzbɪˈtɪərɪənʌɪz/