English - Vietnamese Dictionary
convert /kən'və:t/Concise Dictionary
- danh từ
- người cải đạo, người thay đổi tín ngưỡng; người theo đạo (nguyện không theo đạo nào)
- người thay đổi chính kiến
- ngoại động từ
- làm đổi tôn giáo, làm đổi đảng phái
- to convert someone to Christianity: làm cho ai (đổi tôn giáo) theo đạo Cơ đốc
- đổi, biến đổi
- to convert iton into steel: biến sắt ra thép
- (từ Mỹ,nghĩa Mỹ) biển thủ, thụt (két), tham ô
- to convert funds to one's own use: biển thủ tiền quỹ, thụt két
+a person who has been converted to another religious or political belief
+change the nature, purpose, or function of something
+change from one system to another or to a new plan or policy
+change religious beliefs, or adopt a religious belief
+exchange or replace with another, usually of the same kind or category
+cause to adopt a new or different faith
+score an extra point or points after touchdown by kicking the ball through the uprights or advancing the ball into the end zone
+score (a spare)
+make (someone) agree, understand, or realize the truth or validity of something
+exchange a penalty for a less severe one
+change in nature, purpose, or function; undergo a chemical change
Advanced English Dictionary
1 change, modify, alter, transform, transmute, mutate, transfigure, transmogrify, remodel, remake, metamorphose:
We converted our rowing-boat into a sailing dinghy.
2 proselytize, switch, change (over):
To avoid the horrors of the Inquisition, many Spanish Jews converted to Catholicism.
3 proselyte; neophyte, catechumen, disciple:
Converts are often the most passionate believers.
verb, nounCollocation Dictionary
1 ~ (sth) (from sth) (into / to sth) to change or make sth change from one form, purpose, system, etc. to another: [VN] The hotel is going to be converted into a nursing home. + The pub is a converted warehouse. + What rate will I get if I convert my dollars into euros? + Hot water is converted to electricity by a turbine. + [V] We've converted from coal to gas central heating.
2 [V] ~ into / to sth to be able to be changed from one form, purpose, or system to another: a sofa that converts into a bed
3 ~ (sb) (from sth) (to sth) to change or make sb change their religion or beliefs: [V] He converted from Christianity to Islam. + [VN] She was soon converted to the socialist cause.
4 ~ (sb) (from sb) (to sth) to change an opinion, a habit, etc: [V] I've converted to organic food. + [VN] I didn't use to like opera but my husband has converted me.
5 [VN] ~ a try (in rugby) to gain extra points by kicking the ball over the goal
Idioms see PREACH
+ noun (from sth) (to sth) a person who has changed their religion, beliefs or opinions: a convert to Islam + converts from other faiths + to win / gain converts to the cause
recent | enthusiastic | reluctant | Catholic, Jewish, etc.
VERB + CONVERT
become | gain, make, win
an attempt to gain converts to Communism
One of the early popes, Clement was a convert from paganism.
| ~ to
a recent convert to Catholicism
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