[n] one who has been converted to another religious or political belief
[v] change in nature, purpose, or function; esp. undergo a chemical change; "The substance converts to an acid"
[v] change the nature, purpose, or function of something; "convert lead into gold"; "convert hotels into jails"; "convert slaves to laborers"
[v] exchange or replace with another, usually of the same kind or category; "Could you convert my dollars into pounds?"; "He changed his name"; "convert centimeters into inches"; "convert holdings into shares"
[v] exchange a penalty for a less severe one
[v] change from one system to another or to a new plan or policy; "We converted from 220 to 110 Volt"
[v] change religious beliefs, or adopt a religious belief; "She converted to Buddhism"
[v] cause to adopt a new or different faith; "The missionaries converted the Indian population"
[v] make (someone) agree, understand, or realize the truth or validity of something; "He had finally convinced several customers of the advantages of his product"