Synonyms of 'missionary'
evangelistDictionary, preacher, apostle
He plays the part of a missionary who meets a woman of doubtful morals.
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The apostles were the followers of Jesus Christ who went from place to place telling people about him and trying to persuade them to become Christians.
the twelve apostles
An evangelist is a person who travels from place to place in order to try to convert people to Christianity.
A noted evangelist was preaching to a rather hostile congregation.
Thesaurus for missionary from the Collins English Thesaurus
A missionary is a Christian who has been sent to a foreign country to teach people about Christianity .