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English - Vietnamese Dictionary
convert /kən'və:t/
  • 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
      • to convert timber
        • xẻ gỗ (còn vỏ)
    Concise Dictionary
    +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
    +complete successfully
    +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

    Thesaurus 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.
    Advanced English Dictionary
    verb, noun
    + verb
    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
    Collocation Dictionary


    recent | enthusiastic | reluctant | Catholic, Jewish, etc.


    become | gain, make, win
    an attempt to gain converts to Communism


    ~ from
    One of the early popes, Clement was a convert from paganism.
    | ~ to
    a recent convert to Catholicism

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