Academic Word List

The 570 most common words in English academic texts

Type: noun, verb

Definitions: (noun) A convert is a person who changed their beliefs or religion. (verb) If you convert something, you change it so that it has a different function or form.

Examples: (noun) And we must not discount those who became converts to the new religion. (noun) More and more people are converting to agnosticism – the opinion that we don’t have the answers. (verb) The electric engine is extremely efficient at converting electrical energy into movement. (verb) They wanted to convert the room into a study.

Synonyms: verbs: change, adapt, modify. nouns: follower, disciple.

Academic Word List Sublist and Group: 7 C

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