Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun convert

1 sense of convert

Sense 1
convert -- (a person who has been converted to another religious or political belief)
       => person, individual, someone, somebody, mortal, soul -- (a human being; "there was too much for one person to do")

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb convert

11 senses of convert

Sense 1
convert, change over -- (change from one system to another or to a new plan or policy; "We converted from 220 to 110 Volt")
       => change, alter, modify -- (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")

Sense 2
convert -- (change the nature, purpose, or function of something; "convert lead into gold"; "convert hotels into jails"; "convert slaves to laborers")
       => change, alter, modify -- (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")

Sense 3
convert -- (change religious beliefs, or adopt a religious belief; "She converted to Buddhism")
       => change -- (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")

Sense 4
change, exchange, commute, convert -- (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")
       => replace -- (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")

Sense 5
convert -- (cause to adopt a new or different faith; "The missionaries converted the Indian population")
       => change, alter, modify -- (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")

Sense 6
convert -- (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, hit, tally, rack up -- (gain points in a game; "The home team scored many times"; "He hit a home run"; "He hit .300 in the past season")

Sense 7
convert -- (complete successfully; "score a penalty shot or free throw")
       => score, hit, tally, rack up -- (gain points in a game; "The home team scored many times"; "He hit a home run"; "He hit .300 in the past season")

Sense 8
convert -- (score (a spare))
       => score, hit, tally, rack up -- (gain points in a game; "The home team scored many times"; "He hit a home run"; "He hit .300 in the past season")

Sense 9
convert, win over, convince -- (make (someone) agree, understand, or realize the truth or validity of something; "He had finally convinced several customers of the advantages of his product")
       => persuade -- (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!")

Sense 10
commute, convert, exchange -- (exchange a penalty for a less severe one)
       => change, alter, modify -- (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")

Sense 11
convert -- (change in nature, purpose, or function; undergo a chemical change; "The substance converts to an acid")
       => change -- (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")

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