- 1. convert, change over, change, alter, modify
- usage: change from one system to another or to a new plan or policy; "We converted from 220 to 110 Volt"
- 2. convert, change, alter, modify
- usage: change the nature, purpose, or function of something; "convert lead into gold"; "convert hotels into jails"; "convert slaves to laborers"
- 3. convert, change
- usage: change religious beliefs, or adopt a religious belief; "She converted to Buddhism"
- 4. change, exchange, commute, convert, replace
- usage: 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"
- 5. convert, change, alter, modify
- usage: cause to adopt a new or different faith; "The missionaries converted the Indian population"
- 6. convert, score, hit, tally, rack up
- usage: 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"
- 7. convert, score, hit, tally, rack up
- usage: complete successfully; "score a penalty shot or free throw"
- 8. convert, score, hit, tally, rack up
- usage: score (a spare)
- 9. convert, win over, convince, persuade
- usage: make (someone) agree, understand, or realize the truth or validity of something; "He had finally convinced several customers of the advantages of his product"
- 10. commute, convert, exchange, change, alter, modify
- usage: exchange a penalty for a less severe one
- 11. convert, change
- usage: change in nature, purpose, or function; undergo a chemical change; "The substance converts to an acid"
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- 1. born-again, converted, reborn, regenerate (vs. unregenerate)
- usage: spiritually reborn or converted; "a born-again Christian"
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