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Translation of convert in German:

transitive verb

British English: /kənˈvəːt/
American English: /kənˈvərt/
  • 1
    (transform, change in function) into in + Akk.
  • 2 (adapt) See examples:convert something [into something]
    etwas [zu etwas] umbauen
  • 3 (bring over) See examples:convert somebody [to something] (literal or figurative)
    jemanden [zu etwas] bekehren
  • 4
    (to different units or expressions) into in + Akk.
  • 7convert to one's own use
    sich Dat. aneignen

intransitive verb

  • 1 (be transformable, be changeable in function) See examples:convert into something
    sich in etwas Akk. umwandeln lassen
  • 2
    (be adaptable)
    sich umbauen lassen


British English: /ˈkɒnvəːt/
American English: /ˈkɑnˌvərt/
  • 1
    (Religion) (Konvertit der, Konvertitin die)
  • 2 [figurative]the new convert s to the Party
    die neuen Anhänger der Partei
    he became a convert to Asian philosophy
    er wurde ein Anhänger der asiatischen Philosophie

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