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  Definition of convert
  1. a person who has been converted to another religious or political belief
  2. change in nature, purpose, or function; especially undergo a chemical change; "The substance converts to an acid"
  3. change the nature, purpose, or function of something; "convert lead into gold"; "convert hotels into jails"; "convert slaves to laborers"
  4. exchange or replace with another, usually of the same kind or category; "Could you convert my dollars into pounds?"; "He changed his name"; "convert centimeters into inches"; "convert holdings into shares"
  5. exchange a penalty for a less severe one
  6. change from one system to another or to a new plan or policy; "We converted from 220 to 110 Volt"
  7. change religious beliefs, or adopt a religious belief; "She converted to Buddhism"
  8. cause to adopt a new or different faith; "The missionaries converted the Indian population"
  9. make (someone) agree, understand, or realize the truth or validity of something; "He had finally convinced several customers of the advantages of his product"
  10. score (a spare)
  11. complete successfully; "score a penalty shot or free throw"
  12. score an extra point or points after touchdown by kicking the ball through the uprights or advancing the ball into the endzone; "Smith converted and his team won"
Similar Words: change, exchange, commute, change over, win over, convince

 

Hyponyms: Marrano, Converso, proselyte, caramelize, caramelise, malt, melanize, melanise, verbalize, verbalise, sporulate, novelize, novelise, fictionalize, fictionalise, deaden, opalize, opalise, receive, reconvert, ferment, work, transcribe, scrap, keratinize, keratinise, rectify, utilize, capitalize, capitalise, launder, break, transduce, immobilize, immobilise, metricize, metricise, metrify, metricate, flour, reclaim, nitrify, fossilize, fossilise, tan, dress, compost, decimalize, decimalise, float, Islamize, Islamise, Christianize, Christianise, evangelize, evangelise, catholicize, catholicise, latinize, latinise, proselytize, proselytise, disarm

 

Grouped Verbs: switch, shift, change

 

Derivational Morphology: converter, convertor, conversion, commutation, exchange, interchange, exchanger, money changer, re-sentencing, transition, changeover

 

 
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