convert  

  • Pronunciation of convert: K AA1 N V ER0 T

  • Number of syllables of convert: 2

  • Pronunciation Video of convert

  • Definition of convert

    • (n): a person who has been converted to another religious or political belief  
    • (v): change in nature, purpose, or function; especially undergo a chemical change; "The substance converts to an acid"  
    • (v): change the nature, purpose, or function of something; "convert lead into gold"; "convert hotels into jails"; "convert slaves to laborers"  
    • (v): 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"  
    • (v): exchange a penalty for a less severe one  
    • (v): change from one system to another or to a new plan or policy; "We converted from 220 to 110 Volt"  
    • (v): change religious beliefs, or adopt a religious belief; "She converted to Buddhism"  
    • (v): cause to adopt a new or different faith; "The missionaries converted the Indian population"  
    • (v): make (someone) agree, understand, or realize the truth or validity of something; "He had finally convinced several customers of the advantages of his product"  
    • (v): score (a spare)  
    • (v): complete successfully; "score a penalty shot or free throw"  
    • (v): score an extra point or points after touchdown by kicking the ball through the uprights or advancing the ball into the endzone; "Smith converted and his team won"  
  • Examples of convert

    • Nanoantennas use the infrared radiation of the sun to convert energy.  
    • Traditionally, Cornelius the Centurion is considered the first gentile convert.  
    • She made several ineffectual attempts to convert the King.  
    • His task is to purify and convert the denizens to Christianity.  
    • Phytoplankton use photosynthesis to convert inorganic carbon into protoplasm.  
    • I want the world to convert urgently.  
    • In the future, the software may convert the quotes automatically.  
    • At the age of 14 he was advised to convert to the organ.  
    • The officials ended the game without the final convert.  
    • The Arabs wanted the Egyptians to convert to the Muslim faith.  

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