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Meaning of “convert” - Learner’s Dictionary

convert

verb [I, T]     /kənˈvɜːt/
CHANGE FORM
B2 to change the appearance, form, or purpose of something: The old warehouse was converted into offices. How do you convert miles into kilometres?ChangingAdapting and modifying Adapting and attuning to somethingChanging frequently
CHANGE RELIGION
to change to a new religion, belief, etc, or to make someone do this: When did he convert to Islam?ChangingAdapting and modifying Adapting and attuning to somethingChanging frequently
CHANGE DATA
to change computer data so that it can be read by a different software program: Images can be converted and saved to a specific folder.
ChangingAdapting and modifying Adapting and attuning to somethingChanging frequentlyComputer concepts
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