a person who has been converted to another religious or political belief
convert, change over(verb)
change from one system to another or to a new plan or policy
"We converted from 220 to 110 Volt"
change the nature, purpose, or function of something
"convert lead into gold"; "convert hotels into jails"; "convert slaves to laborers"
change religious beliefs, or adopt a religious belief
"She converted to Buddhism"
change, exchange, commute, convert(verb)
exchange or replace with another, usually of the same kind or category
"Could you convert my dollars into pounds?"; "He changed his name"; "convert centimeters into inches"; "convert holdings into shares"
cause to adopt a new or different faith
"The missionaries converted the Indian population"
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"
"score a penalty shot or free throw"
score (a spare)
convert, win over, convince(verb)
make (someone) agree, understand, or realize the truth or validity of something
"He had finally convinced several customers of the advantages of his product"
commute, convert, exchange(verb)
exchange a penalty for a less severe one
change in nature, purpose, or function; undergo a chemical change
"The substance converts to an acid"
We’ve converted to Methodism.
The chair converts into a bed.
To transform or change (something) into another form, substance, state, or product.
A kettle converts water into steam.
To change (something) from one use, function, or purpose to another.
He converted his garden into a tennis court.
They converted her to Roman Catholicism on her deathbed.
We converted our pounds into euros.
How do you convert feet into metres?
English Synonyms and Antonyms
The name disciple is given to the follower of a certain faith, without reference to any previous belief or allegiance; a convert is a person who has come to one faith from a different belief or from unbelief. A proselyte is one who has been led to accept a religious system, whether with or without true faith; a convert is always understood to be a believer. A neophyte is a new convert, not yet fully indoctrinated, or not admitted to full privileges. The antonyms apostate, pervert, and renegade are condemnatory names applied to the convert by those whose faith he forsakes.
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How to use convert in a sentence?
We have received very positive support from the community but we need to convert this support into tangible evidence that will enable us to bring Lyra's killers to justice, we will continue to work positively and sensitively with the local community to achieve this.
Promotions are essential to our business. This is how we convert our free customers to premium.
We will switch to the MAX if we cannot resolve our issue. We will go to current option 737s and convert it to MAX.
I've had a number of women tell me,' I hate Donald Trump, I hate what Donald Trump says, I hate Donald Trump tweets, but I don't want to live in a socialist country,' we're not going to convert any Donald Trump supporters, but we can find those people that are on the fence, independents and Republicans who are just fed up with the way the country is being run.
The only thing we have to fear is fear itself -- nameless, unreasoning, unjustified terror which paralyzes needed efforts to convert retreat into advance.
Translations for convert
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- обръщам, обръщам се, превръщам се, превръщамBulgarian
- convertirCatalan, Valencian
- konvertieren, umwandeln, KonvertitGerman
- μετατρέπω, προσηλυτίζω, νεοφώτιστος, προσήλυτοςGreek
- convertir, conversoSpanish
- bihurtu, bilakatuBasque
- kääntyä, muuntaa, muuttaa, muuntua, vaihtaa, kääntää, käännyttää, muuttua, käännynnäinenFinnish
- convertir, reconvertiFrench
- iompaichScottish Gaelic
- החליף, המיר, מומרת, מומרHebrew
- áttérít, megtérítHungarian
- przechrzta, konwertytaPolish
- اړول, بدلولPashto, Pushto
- comutar, transformar, converter, transmudar, mudar, convertido, conversoPortuguese
- обраща́ть, конверти́ровать, превраща́ть, переводи́ть, превраща́ться, преврати́ть, обрати́ть, преврати́ться, трансформи́ровать, преобразо́вывать, преобразова́ть, перевести́, новообращённый, неофи́тRussian
- konvertera, omvända, konvertitSwedish
- dönüştürmek, değiştirmek, çevirmekTurkish
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