Verb: convert 'kón,vurt
Noun: convert 'kón,vurt
- Change from one system to another or to a new plan or policy
"We converted from 220 to 110 Volt";
- change over
- Change the nature, purpose, or function of something
"convert lead into gold"; "convert hotels into jails"; "convert slaves to labourers"
- Change religious beliefs, or adopt a religious belief
"She converted to Buddhism"
- Exchange or replace with another, usually of the same kind or category
"Could you convert my dollars into pounds?"; "convert centimetres into inches";
- change, exchange, commute
- Cause to adopt a new or different faith
"The missionaries converted the Indian population"
- Score an extra point or points after touchdown by kicking the ball through the uprights or advancing the ball into the end zone
"Smith converted and his team won"
- Complete successfully
- (bowling) score (a spare)
- Make (someone) agree, understand, or realize the truth or validity of something
- win over, convince
- Exchange a penalty for a less severe one
- commute, exchange
- (chemistry) change in nature, purpose, or function; undergo a chemical change
"The substance converts to an acid"
- A person who has been converted to another religious or political belief
- Someone who is now in favour of something that they previously opposed or disliked
Derived forms: converted, converting, converts
Type of: alter, change, hit, individual, modify, mortal, person, persuade, rack up, replace, score, somebody, someone, soul, tally