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1. convert

verb. ['ˈkɑːnvɝt, kənˈvɝːt'] change from one system to another or to a new plan or policy.

Synonyms

  • transduce
  • decimalise
  • alter
  • metrify
  • modify
  • change
  • change over
  • metricise
  • metricate
  • metricize
  • float

Antonyms

  • heat
  • discolor
  • accelerate
  • tune

Etymology

  • convertir (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • converto (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Convert

  • disconcert
  • vanwert
  • subvert
  • reassert
  • mcwhirt
  • dilbert
  • concert
  • boisvert
  • unhurt
  • thibert
  • squirt
  • revert
  • pervert
  • mcguirt
  • mcgirt
  • invert
  • insert
  • exert
  • divert
  • dessert
  • desert
  • spurt
  • skirt
  • schwerdt
  • overt
  • inert
  • flirt
  • evert
  • blurt
  • avert

Example sentences of the word convert


1. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
Like plants on land, phytoplankton convert the sugar to energy in the process called cellular respiration.

2. Verb, base form
Specify whether you want to convert the file immediately or on a specific date and time.

3. Noun, singular or mass
Place greenery against a blue backdrop and you’ll find yourself an instant convert.

Quotes containing the word convert


1. The chief function of the city is to convert power into form, energy into culture, dead matter into the living symbols of art, biological reproduction into social creativity.
- Lewis Mumford

2. Try to look at your weakness and convert it into your strength. That's success.
- Zig Ziglar

3. I’ll convert a school desk into a tricycle, because how else am I supposed to learn to love? It’s not like baseball gloves are very effective oven mitts.
- Jarod Kintz, This Book is Not FOR SALE

2. convert

verb. ['ˈkɑːnvɝt, kənˈvɝːt'] change the nature, purpose, or function of something.

Synonyms

  • ferment
  • caramelize
  • scrap
  • mineralize
  • novelise
  • compost
  • alter
  • dress
  • fictionalise
  • hay
  • feudalize
  • keratinize
  • nitrify
  • opalise
  • fictionalize
  • slag
  • verbalize
  • malt
  • cutinize
  • verbalise
  • work
  • opalize
  • transcribe
  • fossilize
  • change
  • reconvert
  • ozonise
  • encode
  • sulfate
  • ozonize
  • transition
  • lignify
  • sporulate
  • humify
  • reclaim
  • novelize
  • receive
  • diazotize
  • caramelise
  • keratinise
  • rasterize
  • duplex
  • deaden
  • modify
  • fossilise
  • flour

Antonyms

  • demilitarize
  • dehydrogenate
  • sensitise
  • destabilise

Etymology

  • convertir (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • converto (Latin)

3. convert

verb. ['ˈkɑːnvɝt, kənˈvɝːt'] exchange or replace with another, usually of the same kind or category.

Synonyms

  • rectify
  • shift
  • utilize
  • launder
  • commute
  • exchange
  • capitalise
  • change
  • switch
  • break
  • replace

Antonyms

  • demilitarise
  • transitivize
  • decontaminate
  • clean

Etymology

  • convertir (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • converto (Latin)

4. convert

verb. ['ˈkɑːnvɝt, kənˈvɝːt'] change religious beliefs, or adopt a religious belief.

Antonyms

  • denazify

Etymology

  • convertir (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • converto (Latin)

5. convert

noun. ['ˈkɑːnvɝt, kənˈvɝːt'] a person who has been converted to another religious or political belief.

Synonyms

  • someone
  • soul
  • proselyte
  • Converso
  • person
  • individual
  • somebody

Antonyms

  • achromatic
  • deconcentrate
  • destabilize
  • enable

Etymology

  • convertir (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • converto (Latin)

6. convert

verb. ['ˈkɑːnvɝt, kənˈvɝːt'] cause to adopt a new or different faith.

Synonyms

  • proselytise
  • latinise
  • alter
  • Islamize
  • catholicize
  • modify
  • catholicise
  • Christianize
  • change
  • latinize
  • evangelise
  • Islamise
  • evangelize
  • Christianise

Antonyms

  • naturalize
  • brighten
  • occidentalize
  • inactivate

Etymology

  • convertir (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • converto (Latin)

7. convert

verb. ['ˈkɑːnvɝt, kənˈvɝːt'] make (someone) agree, understand, or realize the truth or validity of something.

Synonyms

  • convince
  • disarm
  • win over

Antonyms

  • de-iodinate
  • dry
  • cool
  • demythologize

Etymology

  • convertir (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • converto (Latin)

8. convert

verb. ['ˈkɑːnvɝt, kənˈvɝːt'] change in nature, purpose, or function; undergo a chemical change.

Synonyms

  • caramelise
  • malt
  • caramelize
  • immobilize
  • change
  • melanize
  • melanise

Antonyms

  • loosen
  • depersonalize
  • dissimilate
  • increase

Etymology

  • convertir (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • converto (Latin)

9. convert

verb. ['ˈkɑːnvɝt, kənˈvɝːt'] score an extra point or points after touchdown by kicking the ball through the uprights or advancing the ball into the end zone.

Synonyms

  • score
  • hit
  • rack up

Antonyms

  • deoxidize
  • nationalize
  • dehumanize
  • complicate

Etymology

  • convertir (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • converto (Latin)

10. convert

verb. ['ˈkɑːnvɝt, kənˈvɝːt'] exchange a penalty for a less severe one.

Synonyms

  • exchange
  • commute
  • modify
  • change

Antonyms

  • stabilize
  • better
  • assimilate
  • stiffen

Etymology

  • convertir (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • converto (Latin)
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