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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)

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.

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."