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conversion

con·ver·sion

conversion

 
 
pronunciation:
kn vuhr zhn
features:
Word Combinations (noun)
part of speech: noun
definition 1: the act or process of converting.
The conversion of the basement into an apartment cost a good deal of money.
synonyms:
alteration, change, changeover, metamorphosis, modification, transformation
similar words:
adaptation, rebuilding, reconstruction, renewal, reorganization, revision
definition 2: the condition of being converted.
synonyms:
alteration, metamorphosis, modification, transformation
similar words:
adaptation, change, reorganization
definition 3: the process through which a person adopts new beliefs, esp. those of a specific religion.
Her family was surprised to hear about her conversion to Hinduism.
synonyms:
rebirth
similar words:
awakening, baptism, regeneration
definition 4: something that has been modified or adapted to make it suitable for new or different purposes.
synonyms:
adaptation, alteration, change, modification
similar words:
reconfiguration
definition 5: the act of exchanging one type of currency for another of equal value.
the conversion of dollars into yen
synonyms:
exchange
similar words:
commutation, interchange, substitution
definition 6: in football, a one-point kick or a two-point play scored following a touchdown; extra point; point after touchdown.
synonyms:
extra point, point after touchdown
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derivations: conversional (adj.), conversionary (adj.)