Convert

What is Convert ?

Convert is (noun) a person who has changed his ideas or religion He has become a convert to vegetarianism.(verb) 1. to turn or to make someone turn from one set of ideas or religion to another When she got married she converted to Islam. She tried to convert her husband to becoming a vegetarian. 2. to change We are converting the shed into a studio. These panels convert the heat of the Sun into electricity. 3. to convert a try to earn extra points in a game of rugby by kicking the ball over the crossbar between the posts after a try has been scored If he converts the try the scores will be level. 4. to change money of one country for money of another We converted our pounds into Swiss francs.

 

source: Easier English, Student Dictionary Upper Intermediate Level