• Converting Definition & Synonyms
- (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Convert
• Convert Definition & Synonyms
- (v. t.) To turn into another language; to translate.
- (v. t.) To change (one proposition) into another, so that what was the subject of the first becomes the predicate of the second.
- (n.) A lay friar or brother, permitted to enter a monastery for the service of the house, but without orders, and not allowed to sing in the choir.
- (v. t.) To change or turn from one belief or course to another, as from one religion to another or from one party or sect to another.
- (v. i.) To be turned or changed in character or direction; to undergo a change, physically or morally.
- (v. t.) To exchange for some specified equivalent; as, to convert goods into money.
- (v. t.) To cause to turn; to turn.
- (v. t.) To produce the spiritual change called conversion in (any one); to turn from a bad life to a good one; to change the heart and moral character of (any one) from the controlling power of sin to that of holiness.
- (v. t.) To change or turn from one state or condition to another; to alter in form, substance, or quality; to transform; to transmute; as, to convert water into ice.
- (v. t.) To apply to any use by a diversion from the proper or intended use; to appropriate dishonestly or illegally.
- (n.) A person who is converted from one opinion or practice to another; a person who is won over to, or heartily embraces, a creed, religious system, or party, in which he has not previously believed; especially, one who turns from the controlling power of sin to that of holiness, or from unbelief to Christianity.