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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

verb , present tense third-person singular of convert

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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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