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convert

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of convert

  1. 1 a person who has recently been persuaded to join a religious sect the converts were the most vocal and fervent worshippers in the church Synonyms of convert neophyte, proselyte Words Related to convert regenerate; newcomer, novice, novitiate, recruit; catechumen

  2. 2 one who follows the opinions or teachings of another the British biologist T. H. Huxley was one of the earliest converts to Darwin's theory of evolution Synonyms of convert acolyte, adherent, follower, disciple, epigone, liege man, partisan (also partizan), pupil, votarist, votaryWords Related to convert apostle, missionary, proselytizer, soldier; faithful, loyalist; advocate, backer, champion, supporter; protégé, scholar, student; ideologist, ideologue (also idealogue), sectarian; admirer, cultist, devotee, enthusiast, fan, idolater (or idolator), worshipper (or worshiper), zealot; apparatchik, camp follower, flunky (also flunkey or flunkie), hanger-on, henchman, lackey, lickspittle, minion, myrmidon, satellite, stooge, sycophant, toady, yes-manNear Antonyms of convert apostate, defector, renegade, traitor, turncoatAntonyms of convert coryphaeus, leader


convert

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of convert

  1. 1 to persuade to change to one's religious faith young missionaries who go door-to-door trying to convert people Synonyms of convert proselyte, proselytize Words Related to convert missionize; brainwash, influence, sway; propagate Near Antonyms of convert secularize; dissuade

  2. 2 to change in form, appearance, or use the old factory was converted into an apartment building Synonyms of convert alchemize, make over, metamorphose, transfigure, transform, transmute, transpose, transubstantiate Words Related to convert adjust, alter, modify, recast; redefine, redesign, redo, reengineer, refashion, regenerate, remake, remodel, revamp, revise, rework, vary; deform, disfigure, distort, mutate, transmogrify; displace, replace, substitute, supplant

  3. 3 to cause (someone) to agree with a belief or course of action by using arguments or earnest request many who used to insist that global warming was a myth have since been converted Synonyms of convert argue, bring, bring around, persuade, convince, gain, get, induce, move, prevail (on or upon), satisfy, talk (into), win (over)Words Related to convert blandish, blarney, cajole, coax, entreat, exhort, fast-talk, urge, wheedle; allure, beguile, lead on, lure, seduce, snow, tempt; brainwash, overpersuade; incline, influence, move, prompt, sell, sway; attract, draw, entice, interest; chew over, converse, debate, discuss, dispute, hash (over), moot; reason (with)Near Antonyms of convert deter, discourage, dissuade, unsell

  4. 4 to take or make use of under a guise of authority but without actual right the bailee converted the goods to his own use Synonyms of convert arrogate, commandeer, appropriate, expropriate, pirate, preempt, press, seize, take over, usurpWords Related to convert annex, attach, claim, confiscate, impound, repossess, sequester; assume, collar, grab, grasp, snatch, steal, wrench, wrest; despoil, loot, pillage; encroach, infringe, invade, occupy, preoccupy, trespass; embezzle, misapply, misappropriate, misuse, peculate



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