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verb convert pronunciation in American English /kənˈvɜrt/
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present participleconverting
past tenseconverted
past participleconverted

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  1. 1
    [intransitive/transitive] to change from one system, use, or method to another, or to make something do this

    You have to convert the temperature readings from Fahrenheit to Celsius.

    The subsidies are to enable farmers to convert to organic production methods.

    convert into:

    The sofa converts into a bed.

    convert something into something:

    They converted the old school into luxury apartments.

  2. 2
    [intransitive/transitive] to change your beliefs, especially your religious beliefs, or to persuade someone to do this
    convert to:

    At the age of 16, Greene converted to Catholicism.


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