HyperDic: conversion

English > 9 senses of the word conversion:
NOUNeventconversion, transition, changeoveran event that results in a transformation
cognitionconversiona change in the units or form of an expression
actconversiona successful free throw or try for point after a touchdown
actconversion, rebirth, spiritual rebirtha spiritual enlightenment causing a person to lead a new life
processconversion(psychiatry) a defense mechanism represses emotional conflicts which are then converted into physical symptoms that have no organic basis
eventconversiona change of religion
communicationconversioninterchange of subject and predicate of a proposition
actconversionact of exchanging one type of money or security for another
actconversionthe act of changing from one use or function or purpose to another
conversion > pronunciation
Soundskahnver'zhahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > conversion: 9 senses > noun 1, event
MeaningAn event that results in a transformation.
Synonymstransition, changeover
NarrowerglycogenesisThe conversion of glucose to glycogen when the glucose in the blood exceeds the demand
isomerization, isomerisationThe conversion of a compound into an isomer of itself
rectificationThe conversion of alternating current to direct current
Broadertransformation, transmutation, shiftA qualitative change
Spanishconversión, reconversión, transición
Catalanconversió, transició
Verbsconvertchange from one system to another or to a new plan or policy
English > conversion: 9 senses > noun 2, cognition
MeaningA change in the units or form of an expression: "conversion from Fahrenheit to Centigrade".
Narrowerdata conversionconversion from one way of encoding data to another way
digitization, digitisationconversion of analog information into digital information
Broadercalculation, computation, figuring, reckoningproblem solving that involves numbers or quantities
Spanishconversión
English > conversion: 9 senses > noun 3, act
MeaningA successful free throw or try for point after a touchdown.
Narrowerpoint after, point after touchdown, extra pointIn American football a point awarded for a successful place kick following a touchdown
BroaderscoreThe act of scoring in a game / game / game or sport
Verbsconvertscore an extra point or points after touchdown by kicking the ball through the uprights or advancing the ball into the end zone
English > conversion: 9 senses > noun 4, act
MeaningA spiritual enlightenment causing a person to lead a new life.
Synonymsrebirth, spiritual rebirth
NarrowerproselytismThe state of being a proselyte
Broaderredemption, salvation(theology) the act of delivering from sin or saving from evil / evil
Spanishconversión, renacimiento espiritual
Catalanconversió, renaixement espiritual
English > conversion: 9 senses > noun 5, process
Meaning(psychiatry) a defense mechanism represses emotional conflicts which are then converted into physical symptoms that have no organic basis.
Categorypsychiatry, psychopathology, psychological medicineThe branch of medicine dealing with the diagnosis and treatment of mental disorders
Broaderdefense mechanism, defense reaction, defence mechanism, defence reaction, defense, defence(psychiatry) an unconscious process that tries to reduce the anxiety associated with instinctive desires
English > conversion: 9 senses > noun 6, event
MeaningA change of religion.
Example"his conversion to the Catholic faith"
NarrowerChristianization, Christianisationconversion to Christianity
Broaderchange, alteration, modificationAn event that occurs when something passes from one state or phase to another
Spanishconversión
Verbsconvertchange religious beliefs, or adopt a religious belief
English > conversion: 9 senses > noun 7, communication
MeaningInterchange of subject and predicate of a proposition.
Broaderrhetorical deviceA use of language that creates a literary effect (but often without regard for literal significance)
English > conversion: 9 senses > noun 8, act
MeaningAct of exchanging one type of money or security for another.
Narrowerunitization, unitisationconversion of an investment trust into a unit investment trust
Broaderexchange, interchangereciprocal transfer of equivalent sums of money (especially the currencies of different countries)
Spanishconversión
Catalanconversió, convertiment
Verbsconvertexchange or replace with another, usually of the same kind or category
English > conversion: 9 senses > noun 9, act
MeaningThe act of changing from one use or function or purpose to another.
NarrowerafforestationThe conversion of bare / bare or cultivated land into forest (originally / originally for the purpose of hunting)
dressingProcesses in the conversion of rough hides into leather
transmutation, transubstantiationAn act that changes the form or character or substance of something
BroaderchangeThe action of changing something
Spanishconversión
Catalanconversió
Verbsconvertchange the nature, purpose, or function of something

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