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converts

verb
present tense third-person singular of convert

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(Entry 1 of 2)

1 to persuade to change to one's religious faith
  • young missionaries who go door-to-door trying to convert people

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2 to change in form, appearance, or use
  • the old factory was converted into an apartment building

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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

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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

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converts

noun
plural of convert

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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

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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

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“Converts.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/converts. Accessed 24 Sep. 2020.

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