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convert

Synonyms of convert in English:

verb

Pronunciation: stress on the second syllable
  • 1 plants convert the radiant energy of the sun into chemical energy
    humorous transmogrify
    technical permute
  • 2 the sofa converts to a bed
    change into, be able to be changed into, adapt to
  • 3 we converted the derelict properties into a women's centre
  • 4 a novel which was later converted into a film script
  • 5 that's no way to convert sinners
    proselytize, evangelize, bring to God, redeem, save, reform, re-educate, cause someone to change their beliefs/mind, make someone see the light;
    persuade, convince, win over;
    North American  proselyte
  • 6 the formula for converting centigrade into Fahrenheit
  • noun

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  • stress on the first syllable Christian converts
    proselyte, neophyte, new believer;
    Christianity  catechumen
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