conversion, transition, changeover(noun)
an event that results in a transformation
a change in the units or form of an expression: "conversion from Fahrenheit to Centigrade"
a successful free throw or try for point after a touchdown
conversion, rebirth, spiritual rebirth(noun)
a spiritual enlightenment causing a person to lead a new life
(psychiatry) a defense mechanism represses emotional conflicts which are then converted into physical symptoms that have no organic basis
a change of religion
"his conversion to the Catholic faith"
interchange of subject and predicate of a proposition
act of exchanging one type of money or security for another
the act of changing from one use or function or purpose to another
English Synonyms and Antonyms
A change is a passing from one state or form to another, any act or process by which a thing becomes unlike what it was before, or the unlikeness so produced; we say a change was taking place, or the change that had taken place was manifest. Mutation is a more formal word for change, often suggesting repeated or continual change; as, the mutations of fortune. Novelty is a change to what is new, or the newness of that to which a change is made; as, he was perpetually desirous of novelty. Revolution is specifically and most commonly a change of government. Variation is a partial change in form, qualities, etc., but especially in position or action; as, the variation of the magnetic needle or of the pulse. Variety is a succession of changes or an intermixture of different things, and is always thought of as agreeable. Vicissitude is sharp, sudden, or violent change, always thought of as surprising and often as disturbing or distressing; as, the vicissitudes of politics. Transition is change by passing from one place or state to another, especially in a natural, regular, or orderly way; as, the transition from spring to summer, or from youth to manhood. An innovation is a change that breaks in upon an established order or custom; as, an innovation in religion or politics. For the distinctions between the other words compare the synonyms for CHANGE, v. In the religious sense regeneration is the vital renewing of the soul by the power of the divine Spirit; conversion is the conscious and manifest change from evil to good, or from a lower to a higher spiritual state; as, in Luke xxii, 32, "when thou art converted, strengthen thy brethren." In popular use conversion is the most common word to express the idea of regeneration.
We have made a change for the better; the change from winter to spring; the change of a liquid to or into a gas; a change in quality; a change by absorption or oxidation.
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How to use conversion in a sentence?
This is about the strategic use of the conversion of interests to work in the interest of the people of Quebec, we intend to go further. We intend to export this model. This model will help (other governments) to meet their needs. And in so doing, this will open new markets for the Caisse.
The fact that we have n’t improved the mobile conversion rate is a little depressing to be honest.
The Department of Justice has completed the conversion from a vote protector to a vote suppressor.
As more area burns at high severity, the likelihood of conversion to different forest types or even to non-forest increases, at the same time, the post-fire climate is making it increasingly difficult for seedlings to establish and survive, further reducing the potential for forests to return to their pre-fire condition.
He tends to talk about things that are right versus wrong. And that's something that I think many evangelicals identify with. And I'm sure there are some who may be a little skeptical about some of the depth of his evangelical conversion. But they like the fact that he paints things in a way that is very clear.
Translations for conversion
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- превръщане, обръщанеBulgarian
- transformacióCatalan, Valencian
- muunnos, muuntaminenFinnish
- iompachadhScottish Gaelic
- omzetting, bekeringDutch
- conversiune, conversie, transformare, prefacereRomanian
- превраще́ние, обраще́ние, конве́рсияRussian
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