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Definition 1: the act of changing from one use or function or purpose to another - [noun denoting act]

(conversion is a kind of ...) the action of changing something

"the change of government had no impact on the economy" "his change on abortion cost him the election"

(... is a kind of conversion ) the conversion of bare or cultivated land into forest (originally for the purpose of hunting)

(... is a kind of conversion ) processes in the conversion of rough hides into leather

(... is a kind of conversion ) an act that changes the form or character or substance of something

Definition 2: a spiritual enlightenment causing a person to lead a new life - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for conversion in the sense of this definition

(conversion is a kind of ...) (theology) the act of delivering from sin or saving from evil

(... is a kind of conversion ) the state of being a proselyte; spiritual rebirth resulting from the zeal of crusading advocacy of the gospel

Definition 3: a successful free throw or try for point after a touchdown - [noun denoting act]

(conversion is a kind of ...) the act of scoring in a game or sport

"the winning score came with less than a minute left to play"

(... is a kind of conversion ) in American football a point awarded for a successful place kick following a touchdown

Definition 4: act of exchanging one type of money or security for another - [noun denoting act]

(conversion is a kind of ...) reciprocal transfer of equivalent sums of money (especially the currencies of different countries)

"he earns his living from the interchange of currency"

(... is a kind of conversion ) conversion of an investment trust into a unit investment trust

Definition 5: a change in the units or form of an expression: - [noun denoting cognition]

Samples where conversion or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • conversion from Fahrenheit to Centigrade

(conversion is a kind of ...) problem solving that involves numbers or quantities

(... is a kind of conversion ) conversion from one way of encoding data to another way

(... is a kind of conversion ) conversion of analog information into digital information

Definition 6: interchange of subject and predicate of a proposition - [noun denoting communication]

(conversion is a kind of ...) a use of language that creates a literary effect (but often without regard for literal significance)

Definition 7: an event that results in a transformation - [noun denoting event]

Synonyms for conversion in the sense of this definition

(conversion is a kind of ...) a qualitative change

(... is a kind of conversion ) the conversion of glucose to glycogen when the glucose in the blood exceeds the demand

(... is a kind of conversion ) the conversion of a compound into an isomer of itself

(... is a kind of conversion ) the conversion of alternating current to direct current

Definition 8: a change of religion - [noun denoting event]

Samples where conversion or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • his conversion to the Catholic faith

(conversion is a kind of ...) an event that occurs when something passes from one state or phase to another

"the change was intended to increase sales" "this storm is certainly a change for the worse" "the neighborhood had undergone few modifications since his last visit years ago"

(... is a kind of conversion ) conversion to Christianity

Definition 9: (psychiatry) a defense mechanism represses emotional conflicts which are then converted into physical symptoms that have no organic basis - [noun denoting process]

(conversion is a kind of ...) (psychiatry) an unconscious process that tries to reduce the anxiety associated with instinctive desires

(conversion belongs to category ...) the branch of medicine dealing with the diagnosis and treatment of mental disorders

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