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Noun
/kənˈvərZHən/,
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conversions, plural;
  1. The act or an instance of converting or the process of being converted
    • - the conversion of food into body tissues
  2. The fact of changing one's religion or beliefs or the action of persuading someone else to change theirs
    • - my conversion to the Catholic faith
  3. Repentance and change to a godly life

  4. The adaptation of a building for a new purpose
    • - the conversion of a house into apartments
  5. A building or part of a building that has been adapted in this way

  6. The changing of real into personal property, or of joint into separate property, or vice versa

  7. The manifestation of a mental disturbance as a physical disorder or disease
    • - conversion disorders
  8. The transposition of the subject and predicate of a proposition according to certain rules to form a new proposition by inference

  9. The act of scoring an extra point or points after having scored a touchdown

  10. The act of gaining a first down

  11. The action of wrongfully dealing with goods in a manner inconsistent with the owner's rights
    • - he was found guilty of the fraudulent conversion of clients' monies
  12. The change in a quantity's numerical value as a result of using a different unit of measurement


  1. an event that results in a transformation
  2. a change in the units or form of an expression: "conversion from Fahrenheit to Centigrade"
  3. a successful free throw or try for point after a touchdown
  4. a spiritual enlightenment causing a person to lead a new life
  5. (psychiatry) a defense mechanism represses emotional conflicts which are then converted into physical symptoms that have no organic basis
  6. a change of religion; "his conversion to the Catholic faith"
  7. The Conversion of Barns involves the conversion of old farming barns to commercial or residential use structures. Many older farm buildings are being converted for holiday use. This is partly due to modern farming practices making many of the older type buildings redundant.
  8. Conversion is a Big Finish Productions audio drama based on the long-running British science fiction television series Doctor Who.
  9. In finance, the exchange rates (also known as the foreign-exchange rate, forex rate or FX rate) between two currencies specifies how much one currency is worth in terms of the other. It is the value of a foreign nation’s currency in terms of the home nation’s currency. ...
  10. Conversion is a common law tort. A conversion is a voluntary act by one person inconsistent with the ownership rights of another. It is a tort of strict liability. Its criminal counterpart is theft.
  11. In linguistics, conversion, also called zero derivation, is a kind of word formation; specifically, it is the creation of a word from an existing word without any change in form. Conversion is more productive in some languages than in others; in English it is a fairly productive process.
  12. Conversion is a concept in traditional logic referring to a "type of immediate inference in which from a given proposition, another proposition is inferred which has as its subject the predicate of the original proposition and as its predicate the subject of the original proposition (the quality ...
  13. The act of having converted something or someone; A chemical reaction wherein a substrate is transformed into a product; A free-kick, after scoring a try, worth two points; An extra point scored by kicking a field goal after scoring a touchdown; An online advertising performance metric ...
  14. (convert) A person who has converted his or her religion; A person who is now in favour of something that he or she previously opposed or disliked; To transform or change (something) into another form, substance, state, or product; To change (something) from one use, function, or purpose to ...
  15. (converted) changed in form or function etc
  16. (Conversions) the sub-division of residential properties into bedsits, self-contained flats or maisonettes.
  17. (Conversions (Conv.)) a conversion occurs when someone clicks on your ad and continues to take action that you the advertiser decided is valuable. This might mean a sale or it may mean that your visitor filled out an opt-in box on your landing page. What ever action the advertiser deems as valuable.
  18. (Conversions) A click that has resulted in a sale. In most cases an advertisement leading to an online transaction.
  19. (Conversions) Although not all email messages are intended to drive a purchase, most messages have some “call to action,” such as a click-through or confirmation. This measures how many took whatever action you deem to be the most important result of the campaign. ...
  20. (Conversions) As the fleet converges on the first mark, turning two or three pairs into a combo.
  21. (Conversions) Process in which one tape format is duplicated to another tape format. Typical application is after shooting 24P, producer may "convert" 24P" tape to a standard definition format for "Off-line" editing (see "Off-line").
  22. (Conversions) The number of visitors who completed the required procedure to do business with you on your website. E.g. – buying a particular product, filling up the contact form or calling the toll free number mentioned in the website.
  23. (Conversions) These are pre-determined actions taken by your visitors. Conversions can include a number of actions: page views; sign-ups; catalogue requests; voucher downloads; lead generation; enquiries; white papers; e-commerce sales.
  24. (Conversions) Vans can be altered to suit your needs. For example, if you run a business from a van, you may need shelving in the body of the vehicle. There are many linings available for all kinds of needs – from storage vehicles, to ice-cream vans and mobile fish n chip shops.
  25. (Conversions) created by shifting the part of a word to another part without changing the form of the word: laugh, run, buy, and steal all started out as verbs but can now also be used as nouns. ...