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?
It bids us break the bonds of injustice and oppression which give rise to glaring, and indeed scandalous, social inequalities. Reforming the social structures which perpetuate poverty and the exclusion of the poor first requires a conversion of mind and heart.
That's what people are suspicious of, it's good to get the convert, but the fact that it took him so long to become a convert is still looked at somewhat suspiciously. I think the general reaction is 'We're glad he's on this side now, wish he'd been on this side earlier. Is this just a conversion of convenience type issue?'.
Engineering is the professional art of applying science to the optimum conversion of natural resources to the benefit of man.
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.
Given the exceptionally high levels of debt and the difficult situation in the company, the offer is likely to include a partial write-off of the debt and the debt's conversion into the firm's shares, we are asking creditors to be patient and assure that you will be offered a transparent and fair proposal on debt restructure.
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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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