Definition of convert something to one's own use in English:

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convert something to one's own use

Law Wrongfully make use of another’s property.
Example sentences
  • If I were to take something of value from you - without your express permission - and convert it to my own use for my own profit, would that count as stealing?
  • Any person so doing shall be presumed to have the intent to convert it to his own use.
  • Conversion is sort of like embezzlement: You have the rights to manage something, and you convert it to your own use.
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