reconvert

verb

re·​con·​vert (ˌ)rē-kən-ˈvərt How to pronounce reconvert (audio)
reconverted; reconverting; reconverts
1
transitive : to cause (something) to undergo reconversion : cause to change back to a previous state or condition
To pay bills, they must reconvert the cash into money orders or electronic payments for another fee. Albert B. Kelly
… I learned that the auditorium had been built as a dance hall in 1912, converted into a skating rink in the 1930s, then reconverted to hold dances and concerts. Christopher Reynolds
2
intransitive : to undergo reconversion : to return to a previous state or condition
… just before or just after the sack of Rome by the imperial forces of Charles V in 1527, he seems to have left the city once more, bound apparently for Tunis where he is said to have reconverted to Islam … Clifford Geertz

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Word History

First Known Use

1587, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of reconvert was in 1587

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Cite this Entry

“Reconvert.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/reconvert. Accessed 6 Oct. 2022.

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