Synonyms for convert

Grammar : Noun, verb
Spell : verb kuh n-vurt; noun kon-vurt
Phonetic Transcription : verb kənˈvɜrt; noun ˈkɒn vɜrt

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Définition of convert

Origin :
  • c.1300, from Old French convertir, from Vulgar Latin *convertire, from Latin convertere "turn around, transform," from com- "together" (see com-) + vertere "to turn" (see versus). Originally in the religious sense. The Latin word is glossed in Old English by gecyrren, from cierran "to turn, return." Related: Converted; converting.
  • noun new believer
  • verb change; adapt
  • verb change belief, especially regarding religion
Example sentences :
  • Much of it, apparently, he will convert into that champagne he now drinks.
  • Extract from : « The Spenders » by Harry Leon Wilson
  • Think of a slave trying to convert a free man to a slave religion.
  • Extract from : « The Foolish Lovers » by St. John G. Ervine
  • And to think that Rachel and I wasted our time trying to convert him!
  • Extract from : « It Happened in Egypt » by C. N. Williamson
  • So once more, as in 1886, they--the preacher and his convert--are together.
  • Extract from : « A Writer's Recollections (In Two Volumes), Volume II » by Mrs. Humphry Ward
  • Those who denied a Divine Redeemer were not likely to convert a world.
  • Extract from : « The Formation of Christendom, Volume VI » by Thomas W. (Thomas William) Allies
  • There is one tale which I am sure will make a convert even of you.
  • Extract from : « Vivian Grey » by Earl of Beaconsfield, Benjamin Disraeli
  • No attempt which has ever been made to convert them into slaves, has availed much.
  • Extract from : « Chronicles of Border Warfare » by Alexander Scott Withers
  • He comes as a convert with a message, and laden with books of prophecy.
  • Extract from : « Mountain Meditations » by L. Lind-af-Hageby
  • This spirit is seen in all I have shown you of what happens when a convert comes.
  • Extract from : « Things as They Are » by Amy Wilson-Carmichael
  • No convert has ever come from that town, and the town boasts that none ever shall.
  • Extract from : « Things as They Are » by Amy Wilson-Carmichael

Antonyms for convert

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