Definition of "conversion" []

  • The act of converting. (noun)
  • The state of being converted. (noun)
  • A change in which one adopts a new religion, faith, or belief. (noun)
  • Something that is changed from one use, function, or purpose to another. (noun)
  • Law The unlawful appropriation of another's property. (noun)
  • A change or adaptation in form, character, or function (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • Something changed in one of these respects (noun)
  • A change to another attitude or belief, as in a change of religion (noun)
  • A change in the units or form of a number or expression (noun)
  • A form of inference by which one proposition is obtained as the converse of another proposition (noun)
  • Unauthorized dealing with or the assumption of rights of ownership to another's personal property (noun)
  • The changing of real property into personalty or personalty into realty (noun)
  • A score made after a try by kicking the ball over the crossbar from a place kick (noun)
  • A change of fertile material to fissile material in a reactor (noun)
  • An alteration to a car engine to improve its performance (noun)
  • (as modifier) (noun)
  • Material alteration to the structure or fittings of a building undergoing a change in function or legal status (noun)
  • The unauthorized appropriation of a motor vehicle (noun) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

Use "conversion" in a sentence
  • "The term conversion by negation has been arbitrarily limited to the exact inferential procedure of permutation followed by simple conversion."
  • "The great change in conversion is wrought upon the will, and consists in the resignation of that to the will of Christ."
  • "There is no Hindu equivalent of what we call conversion."