• Conversion Definition & Synonyms

  1. (n.) A spiritual and moral change attending a change of belief with conviction; a change of heart; a change from the service of the world to the service of God; a change of the ruling disposition of the soul, involving a transformation of the outward life.
  2. (n.) A change or reduction of the form or value of a proposition; as, the conversion of equations; the conversion of proportions.
  3. (n.) A change of front, as a body of troops attacked in the flank.
  4. (n.) The act of changing ones views or course, as in passing from one side, party, or from of religion to another; also, the state of being so changed.
  5. (n.) An appropriation of, and dealing with the property of another as if it were ones own, without right; as, the conversion of a horse.
  6. (n.) A change of character or use, as of smoothbore guns into rifles.
  7. (n.) The act of turning or changing from one state or condition to another, or the state of being changed; transmutation; change.
  8. (n.) The act of interchanging the terms of a proposition, as by putting the subject in the place of the predicate, or the contrary.