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Definition 1: a person who has been converted to another religious or political belief - [noun denoting person]

(convert is a kind of ...) a human being

"there was too much for one person to do"

(... is a kind of convert ) (medieval Spain and Portugal) a Jew or Moor who professed to convert to Christianity in order to avoid persecution or expulsion

(... is a kind of convert ) a new convert; especially a gentile converted to Judaism

Definition 2: change from one system to another or to a new plan or policy - [verb of change]

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

  • We converted from 220 to 110 Volt

Synonyms for convert in the sense of this definition

(convert is a kind of ...) cause to change; make different; cause a transformation

"The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city" "The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue"

(... is a kind of convert ) cause transduction (of energy forms)

(... is a kind of convert ) convert from a non-metric to the metric system

(... is a kind of convert ) change to the decimal system

"The country decimalized the currency in 1975"

(... is a kind of convert ) convert from a fixed point notation to a floating point notation

"float data"

Definition 3: change religious beliefs, or adopt a religious belief - [verb of change]

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

  • She converted to Buddhism

(convert is a kind of ...) undergo a change; become different in essence; losing one's or its original nature

"She changed completely as she grew older" "The weather changed last night"

(convert has a similar meaning as ...) cause to adopt a new or different faith

"The missionaries converted the Indian population"

Definition 4: exchange or replace with another, usually of the same kind or category - [verb of change]

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

  • Could you convert my dollars into pounds?
  • He changed his name
  • convert centimeters into inches
  • convert holdings into shares

Synonyms for convert in the sense of this definition

(convert is a kind of ...) substitute a person or thing for (another that is broken or inefficient or lost or no longer working or yielding what is expected)

"He replaced the old razor blade" "We need to replace the secretary that left a month ago" "the insurance will replace the lost income" "This antique vase can never be replaced"

(... is a kind of convert ) convert into direct current

"rectify alternating current"

(... is a kind of convert ) convert (from an investment trust to a unit trust)

(... is a kind of convert ) convert (a company's reserve funds) into capital

(... is a kind of convert ) convert illegally obtained funds into legal ones

(... is a kind of convert ) exchange for smaller units of money

"I had to break a $100 bill just to buy the candy"

(convert has a similar meaning as ...) lay aside, abandon, or leave for another

"switch to a different brand of beer" "She switched psychiatrists" "The car changed lanes"

Definition 5: change the nature, purpose, or function of something - [verb of change]

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

  • convert lead into gold
  • convert hotels into jails
  • convert slaves to laborers

(convert is a kind of ...) cause to change; make different; cause a transformation

"The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city" "The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue"

(... is a kind of convert ) convert to caramel

(... is a kind of convert ) convert into leather

"dress the tanned skins"

(... is a kind of convert ) convert to compost

"compost organic debris"

(... is a kind of convert ) cause to convert or undergo a transition

"the company had to transition the old practices to modern technology"

(... is a kind of convert ) convert the genetic information in (a strand of DNA) into a strand of RNA, especially messenger RNA

(... is a kind of convert ) make into scrap or refuse

"scrap the old airplane and sell the parts"

(... is a kind of convert ) convert into keratin

(... is a kind of convert ) convert (an amine) into a diazo compound

(... is a kind of convert ) convert (plant material) into hay

(... is a kind of convert ) convert into wood or cause to become woody

(... is a kind of convert ) transform (a metal) into an ore

(... is a kind of convert ) convert into a mineral substance

(... is a kind of convert ) convert (oxygen) into ozone

(... is a kind of convert ) convert into slag

(... is a kind of convert ) convert into a sulfate

(... is a kind of convert ) convert into cutin

(... is a kind of convert ) change into a duplex

(... is a kind of convert ) treat skins and hides with tannic acid so as to convert them into leather

(... is a kind of convert ) convert to a fossil

"The little animals fossilized and are now embedded in the limestone"

(... is a kind of convert ) convert into nitric acid, nitrous acid, or nitrate, especially with the action of nitrobacteria

(... is a kind of convert ) convert (an image) into pixels

(... is a kind of convert ) convert (plant remains) into humus

(... is a kind of convert ) convert into a verb

"many English nouns have become verbalized"

(... is a kind of convert ) convert into spores

(... is a kind of convert ) convert into the form or the style of a novel

"The author novelized the historical event"

(... is a kind of convert ) convert (metallic mercury) into a grey powder consisting of minute globules, as by shaking with chalk or fatty oil

(... is a kind of convert ) replace or convert into opal

"opalized tree trunks"

(... is a kind of convert ) convert into sounds or pictures

"receive the incoming radio signals"

(... is a kind of convert ) convert back

"Hollywood is reconverting old films"

(... is a kind of convert ) convert into malt

(... is a kind of convert ) convert grain into malt

(... is a kind of convert ) bring (a country or people) under feudalism

(... is a kind of convert ) convert grain into flour

(... is a kind of convert ) make useful again; transform from a useless or uncultivated state

"The people reclaimed the marshes"

(... is a kind of convert ) cause to undergo fermentation

"We ferment the grapes for a very long time to achieve high alcohol content" "The vintner worked the wine in big oak vats"

(... is a kind of convert ) convert information into code

"encode pictures digitally"

(convert has a similar meaning as ...) change in nature, purpose, or function; undergo a chemical change

"The substance converts to an acid"

Definition 6: change in nature, purpose, or function; undergo a chemical change - [verb of change]

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

  • The substance converts to an acid

(convert is a kind of ...) undergo a change; become different in essence; losing one's or its original nature

"She changed completely as she grew older" "The weather changed last night"

(... is a kind of convert ) be converted into caramel

"The sugar caramelized"

(... is a kind of convert ) turn into malt, become malt

(... is a kind of convert ) convert (assets) into fixed capital

(... is a kind of convert ) convert into, or infiltrate with melanin

(convert has a similar meaning as ...) change the nature, purpose, or function of something

"convert lead into gold" "convert hotels into jails" "convert slaves to laborers"

(convert belongs to category ...) the science of matter; the branch of the natural sciences dealing with the composition of substances and their properties and reactions

Definition 7: cause to adopt a new or different faith - [verb of change]

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

  • The missionaries converted the Indian population

(convert is a kind of ...) cause to change; make different; cause a transformation

"The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city" "The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue"

(... is a kind of convert ) convert to Islam

"The Mughals Islamized much of Northern India in the 16th century"

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

"missionaries have tried to Christianize native people all over the world"

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

"The missionaries evangelized the Pacific Islanders"

(... is a kind of convert ) cause to adopt Catholicism

(... is a kind of convert ) convert to another faith or religion

(convert has a similar meaning as ...) change religious beliefs, or adopt a religious belief

"She converted to Buddhism"

Definition 8: exchange a penalty for a less severe one - [verb of change]

Synonyms for convert in the sense of this definition

(convert is a kind of ...) cause to change; make different; cause a transformation

"The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city" "The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue"

Definition 9: make (someone) agree, understand, or realize the truth or validity of something - [verb of communication]

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

  • He had finally convinced several customers of the advantages of his product

Synonyms for convert in the sense of this definition

(convert is a kind of ...) cause somebody to adopt a certain position, belief, or course of action; twist somebody's arm

"You can't persuade me to buy this ugly vase!"

(... is a kind of convert ) make less hostile; win over

"Her charm disarmed the prosecution lawyer completely"

Definition 10: score (a spare) - [verb of competition]

(convert is a kind of ...) gain points in a game

"The home team scored many times" "He hit a home run" "He hit .300 in the past season"

(convert has a similar meaning as ...) complete successfully

"score a penalty shot or free throw"

(convert has a similar meaning as ...) 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"

(convert belongs to category ...) a game in which balls are rolled at an object or group of objects with the aim of knocking them over or moving them

Definition 11: complete successfully - [verb of competition]

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

  • score a penalty shot or free throw

(convert is a kind of ...) gain points in a game

"The home team scored many times" "He hit a home run" "He hit .300 in the past season"

(convert has a similar meaning as ...) score (a spare)

Definition 12: score an extra point or points after touchdown by kicking the ball through the uprights or advancing the ball into the end zone - [verb of competition]

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

  • Smith converted and his team won

(convert is a kind of ...) gain points in a game

"The home team scored many times" "He hit a home run" "He hit .300 in the past season"

(convert has a similar meaning as ...) score (a spare)

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