Conversion

Definition of Conversion

Con`ver´sion
n.1.The act of turning or changing from one state or condition to another, or the state of being changed; transmutation; change.
Artificial conversion of water into ice.
- Bacon.
The conversion of the aliment into fat.
- Arbuthnot.
2.The act of changing one's views or course, as in passing from one side, party, or from of religion to another; also, the state of being so changed.
3.(Law) An appropriation of, and dealing with the property of another as if it were one's own, without right; as, the conversion of a horse.
Or bring my action of conversion
And trover for my goods.
- Hudibras.
4.(Logic) The act of interchanging the terms of a proposition, as by putting the subject in the place of the predicate, or the contrary.
5.(Math.) A change or reduction of the form or value of a proposition; as, the conversion of equations; the conversion of proportions.
6.(Mil.) A change of front, as a body of troops attacked in the flank.
7.(Theol.) A spiritual and moral change attending a change of belief with conviction; a change of heart; a change from the service of the world to the service of God; a change of the ruling disposition of the soul, involving a transformation of the outward life.
He oft
Frequented their assemblies, . . . and to them preached
Conversion and repentance, as to souls
In prison under judgments imminent.
- Milton.

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