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?
The only thing that we’re asking in consideration is that she sign the condo conversion paperwork.
We will consider a possible conversion of loans into kuna and see if it is feasible. It is important that the banks remain profitable, but the risks must be shared.
Engineering is the professional art of applying science to the optimum conversion of natural resources to the benefit of man.
Colorado has joined a growing list of states that have banned so-called conversion therapy, it's a tortuous practice that has long been widely-discredited by medical and mental health professionals.
We are paying in yuan for machinery which we are getting from Chinese equipment producers. There may be some conversion (of yuan to other currencies) but in general yuan is being used to pay our contractors.
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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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