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conversion

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of conversion

  1. 1 a change in form, appearance, or use <the conversion of the spare bedroom into a home office was easily accomplished> Synonyms changeover, metamorphosis, transfiguration, transformation Related Words shift, transition; adjustment, alteration, modification; reconstruction, reconversion, redo, redoing, refashioning, reformation, remaking, remodeling, revamping, revision, reworking, variation; deformation, disfigurement, distortion, mutation, transmutation; displacement, replacement, substitution, supplantation

  2. 2 the act of reasoning or pleading with someone to accept a belief or course of action <the conversion of the natives to Christianity proved to be much more difficult than anticipated> Synonyms persuasion, convincing, inducement, inducing, persuading, suasionRelated Words blandishment, cajolement, cajolery, coaxing, entreaty, exhortation, urging, wheedling; seduction, tempting; influencing, prompting, swaying; lobbying, pressuring; brainwashing, overpersuasion





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