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Definitions of convert

  1. change from one system to another or to a new plan or policy; "We converted from 220 to 110 Volt" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. 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" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. exchange a penalty for a less severe one Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  4. make (someone) agree, understand, or realize the truth or validity of something; "He had finally convinced several customers of the advantages of his product" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  5. one who has been converted to another religious or political belief Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  6. change in nature, purpose, or function; esp. undergo a chemical change; "The substance converts to an acid" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  7. change the nature, purpose, or function of something; "convert lead into gold"; "convert hotels into jails"; "convert slaves to laborers" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  8. change religious beliefs, or adopt a religious belief; "She converted to Buddhism" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  9. cause to adopt a new or different faith; "The missionaries converted the Indian population" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  10. a person who has been converted to another religious or political belief Wordnet Dictionary DB
  11. change in nature, purpose, or function; especially undergo a chemical change; "The substance converts to an acid" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  12. score (a spare) Wordnet Dictionary DB
  13. complete successfully; "score a penalty shot or free throw" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  14. 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" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  15. To cause to turn; to turn. Newage Dictionary DB
  16. To change or turn from one state or condition to another; to alter in form, substance, or quality; to transform; to transmute; as, to convert water into ice. Newage Dictionary DB
  17. To change or turn from one belief or course to another, as from one religion to another or from one party or sect to another. Newage Dictionary DB
  18. To produce the spiritual change called conversion in (any one); to turn from a bad life to a good one; to change the heart and moral character of (any one) from the controlling power of sin to that of holiness. Newage Dictionary DB
  19. To apply to any use by a diversion from the proper or intended use; to appropriate dishonestly or illegally. Newage Dictionary DB
  20. To exchange for some specified equivalent; as, to convert goods into money. Newage Dictionary DB
  21. To change (one proposition) into another, so that what was the subject of the first becomes the predicate of the second. Newage Dictionary DB
  22. To turn into another language; to translate. Newage Dictionary DB
  23. To be turned or changed in character or direction; to undergo a change, physically or morally. Newage Dictionary DB
  24. A person who is converted from one opinion or practice to another; a person who is won over to, or heartily embraces, a creed, religious system, or party, in which he has not previously believed; especially, one who turns from the controlling power of sin to that of holiness, or from unbelief to Christianity. Newage Dictionary DB
  25. A lay friar or brother, permitted to enter a monastery for the service of the house, but without orders, and not allowed to sing in the choir. Newage Dictionary DB
  26. To transform; to change from one religion or course to another; cause to undergo a moral change; to exchange or give for an equivalent. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  27. One who changes from one belief to another; one who has undergone a moral change. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  28. To turn round: to change or turn from one thing, condition, or religion to another: to change from a bad to a good life: to apply to a particular purpose. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  29. One converted: one who has become religious, or who has changed his religion. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  30. One who has entered upon a religious life; one who has adopted a new belief or opinion. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  31. To change from one thing, course of life, or faith, to another; to apply to a purpose. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  32. To change; transform. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  33. A person who has been converted. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  34. A person converted, generally from one creed or religious system to another, or from an irreligious to a religious state of mind. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  35. To change from one state to another; to change or turn from one religion or party to another; to change the heart and moral character; to change from one purpose to another; to appropriate to one's own use; to change one proposition into another by transposing the terms. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  36. To turn or be changed; to undergo a change. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  37. To change from one state to another; to turn from one religion, party, or sect to another; to turn to love God; to change from one use or destination to another. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  38. One changed; one turned from sin to holiness. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  39. 1. (Or "REC", "Regular Expression Converter") Astring processing language that combined the patternmatching and transformation operations of COMIT with therecursive data structures of Lisp.["Convert", A. Guzman et al, CACM 9(8):604-615, Aug 1966].2. An early language to convert programs and data from onelanguage to another.["CONVERT Manual", OLI Systems Inc, Oct 1976]. foldoc_fs
  40. kon-vert', v.t. to change or turn from one thing, condition, or religion to another: to change from an irreligious to a holy life: to alter one thing into another: to apply to a particular purpose.--n. CON'VERT, one converted: one who has become religious, or who has changed his religion.--adj. CON'VERSE, reversed in order or relation.--n. that which is the opposite of another: a proposition converted or turned about--i.e. one in which the subject and predicate have changed places.--adv. CON'VERSELY.--ns. CONVER'SION, change from one thing, state, or religion to another: (theol.) the conscious change of heart impelling the repentant sinner to a new life: appropriation to a special purpose: (logic) act of interchanging the terms of a proposition; CON'VERTEND, the proposition to be converted; CONVERT'ER, one who converts: a vessel in which materials are changed from one condition to another; CONVERTIBIL'ITY, CONVERT'IBLENESS.--adjs. CONVERT'IBLE, CONVER'SIVE (obs.), that may be converted: equivalent.--adv. CONVERT'IBLY.--n. CON'VERTITE, a convert, a reformed woman. [L. convert[)e]re, conversum--con, and vert[)e]re, to turn.] gutenberg.org/ebooks/37683
  41. Change (into); cause to turn (to opinion, faith, &c.), of. Pervert; turn to godliness; (Stocks &c.) see prec.; (Logic) see prec. [Latin] Concise Oxford Dictionary
  42. Person converted, esp. to religious faith or life. Concise Oxford Dictionary
  43. n. A person who is converted from one opinion or practice to another; especially one who turns from the controlling power of sin to that of holiness. Cabinet Dictionary
  44. A person converted from one opinion to another. Complete Dictionary

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