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Verb: convert  'kón,vurt
  1. Change from one system to another or to a new plan or policy
    "We converted from 220 to 110 Volt";
    - change over
  2. Change the nature, purpose, or function of something
    "convert lead into gold"; "convert hotels into jails"; "convert slaves to labourers"
  3. Change religious beliefs, or adopt a religious belief
    "She converted to Buddhism"
  4. 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
  5. Cause to adopt a new or different faith
    "The missionaries converted the Indian population"
  6. 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"
  7. Make (someone) agree, understand, or realize the truth or validity of something
    - win over, convince
  8. Exchange a penalty for a less severe one
    - commute, exchange
  9. (chemistry) change in nature, purpose, or function; undergo a chemical change
    "The substance converts to an acid"
Noun: convert  'kón,vurt
  1. A person who has been converted to another religious or political belief
  2. Someone who is now in favour of something that they previously opposed or disliked

Derived forms: converted, converting, converts

Type of: alter, change, individual, modify, mortal, person, persuade, rack up, replace, score, somebody, someone, soul, tally

Encyclopedia: Convert