Associations to the word «Conversion»


CONVERSION, noun. The act of converting something or someone.
CONVERSION, noun. (computing) A software product converted from one platform to another.
CONVERSION, noun. (chemistry) A chemical reaction wherein a substrate is transformed into a product.
CONVERSION, noun. (rugby) A free-kick, after scoring a try, worth two points.
CONVERSION, noun. (American football) An extra point scored by kicking a field goal after scoring a touchdown.
CONVERSION, noun. (marketing) An online advertising performance metric representing a visitor performing whatever the intended result of an ad is defined to be.
CONVERSION, noun. (legal) Under the common law, the tort of the taking of someone's personal property with intent to permanently deprive them of it, or damaging property to the extent that the owner is deprived of the utility of that property, thus making the tortfeasor liable for the entire value of the property.
CONVERSION, noun. (linguistics) The process whereby a new word is created without changing the form, often by allowing the word to function as a new part of speech.
CONVERSION, noun. (obsolete) The act of turning round; revolution; rotation.
CONVERSION, noun. (logic) The act of interchanging the terms of a proposition, as by putting the subject in the place of the predicate, or vice versa.
CONVERSION, noun. (math) A change or reduction of the form or value of a proposition.
CONVERSION COURSE, noun. An academic course by which a student studying a certain subject can change to another subject.
CONVERSION COURSES, noun. Plural of conversion course
CONVERSION DISORDER, noun. A condition where the patient has neurological symptoms such as numbness, blindness, paralysis, or fits, but without any neurological explanation.
CONVERSION DISORDERS, noun. Plural of conversion disorder
CONVERSION RATE, noun. (marketing) The proportion of visitors to a website who take an action desired by the marketers, such as buying a product or subscribing to a newsletter.
CONVERSION THERAPIES, noun. Plural of conversion therapy
CONVERSION THERAPY, noun. (medical) The use of psychiatric or psychological treatment to change the sexual orientation of a person; used especially as an attempt to heterosexualize homosexuals.
CONVERSION VAN, noun. A full-sized cargo van that is sent to third-party companies to be outfitted with various luxuries for road trips and camping.

Dictionary definition

CONVERSION, noun. An event that results in a transformation.
CONVERSION, noun. A change in the units or form of an expression: "conversion from Fahrenheit to Centigrade".
CONVERSION, noun. A successful free throw or try for point after a touchdown.
CONVERSION, noun. A spiritual enlightenment causing a person to lead a new life.
CONVERSION, noun. (psychiatry) a defense mechanism represses emotional conflicts which are then converted into physical symptoms that have no organic basis.
CONVERSION, noun. A change of religion; "his conversion to the Catholic faith".
CONVERSION, noun. Interchange of subject and predicate of a proposition.
CONVERSION, noun. Act of exchanging one type of money or security for another.
CONVERSION, noun. The act of changing from one use or function or purpose to another.

Wise words

More wisdom is latent in things as they are than in all the words men use.
Antoine De Saint-Exupery