convert+to+use

  • 1 convert to use — index apply (put in practice), capitalize (seize the chance) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 2 Use — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Use >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 use use Sgm: N 1 employ employ employment Sgm: N 1 exercise exercise exercitation Sgm: N 1 application application appliance Sgm: N 1 adhibition …

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  • 3 use — v 1. employ, make use of, utilize, apply; ply, wield, operate, manipulate, maneuver; handle, practice, exercise, exert, bring to bear, bring into play, play; occupy, put into service, have the use of. 2. avail oneself of, make the most of, take… …

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  • 4 convert — con·vert /kən vərt/ vt 1 a: to change from one form or use to another b: to exchange (property) for another esp. of a different kind if property...is compulsorily or involuntarily convert ed Internal Revenue Code; esp: to exercise the right of… …

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  • 5 convert — vb *transform, metamorphose, transmute, transmogrify, transfigure Analogous words: manufacture, fabricate, forge, *make: apply, utilize, employ, *use convert n Convert, proselyte are synonyms only in being applicable to the same person. Both… …

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  • 6 Convert — Con*vert , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Converted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Converting}.] [L. convertere, versum; con + vertere to turn: cf. F. convertir. See {Verse}.] 1. To cause to turn; to turn. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] O, which way shall I first convert… …

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  • 7 Convert — Con vert, n. 1. A person who is converted from one opinion or practice to another; a person who is won over to, or heartily embraces, a creed, religious system, or party, in which he has not previously believed; especially, one who turns from the …

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  • 8 convert something to one's own use Law — wrongfully make use of another s property. → convert …

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  • 9 convert — [kən vʉrt′; ] for n. [ kän′vʉrt΄] vt. [ME converten < OFr convertir < L convertere < com , together + vertere, to turn: see VERSE] 1. to change from one form or use to another; transform [convert grain into flour] 2. to cause to change… …

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  • 10 Use — Use, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Used}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Using}.] [OE. usen, F. user to use, use up, wear out, LL. usare to use, from L. uti, p. p. usus, to use, OL. oeti, oesus; of uncertain origin. Cf. {Utility}.] [1913 Webster] 1. To make use of; to… …

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  • 11 convert — convert1 convertive, adj. v. /keuhn verrt /; n. /kon verrt/, v.t. 1. to change (something) into a different form or properties; transmute; transform. 2. to cause to adopt a different religion, political doctrine, opinion, etc.: to convert the… …

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  • 12 convert — ♦♦♦ converts, converting, converted (The verb is pronounced [[t]kənvɜ͟ː(r)t[/t]]. The noun is pronounced [[t]kɒ̱nvɜː(r)t[/t]].) 1) V ERG If one thing is converted or converts into another, it is changed into a different form. [be V ed into/to n]… …

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  • 13 convert — I UK [kənˈvɜː(r)t] / US [kənˈvɜrt] verb Word forms convert : present tense I/you/we/they convert he/she/it converts present participle converting past tense converted past participle converted ** 1) [intransitive/transitive] to change from one… …

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  • 14 convert — verb (t) /kənˈvɜt / (say kuhn vert) 1. to change into something of different form or properties; transmute; transform. 2. Chemistry to cause (a substance) to undergo a chemical change: to convert sugar into alcohol. 3. to cause to adopt a… …

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  • 15 convert — con|vert1 [ kən vɜrt ] verb ** 1. ) intransitive or transitive to change from one system, use, or method to another, or to make something do this: You have to convert the temperature readings from Fahrenheit to Celsius. The subsidies are to… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 16 use — verb To make use of; to convert to one s service; to employ; to avail oneself of; to utilize; to carry out a purpose or action by means of; to put into action or service, especially to attain an end. State v. Howard, 221 Kan. 51, 557 P.2d 1280,… …

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  • 17 convert (command) — In computing, convert is a command line utility included in the Windows NT operating system line. It is used to convert volumes using the FAT file systems to NTFS.[1] See also List of file systems Comparison of file systems References ^ …

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  • 18 Convert — For other uses, see Convert (disambiguation). San Francisco 49ers kicker Joe Nedney prepares to kick an extra point with punter Andy Lee as the holder in November 2008. The convert or try, in American football known as point after , and Canadian… …

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  • 19 convert — con•vert v. [[t]kənˈvɜrt[/t]] n. [[t]ˈkɒn vɜrt[/t]] v. i. 1) to change into something of different form or properties; transmute; transform 2) to cause to adopt a different religion, belief, political doctrine, course, etc 3) to cause a change… …

    From formal English to slang

  • 20 convert — verb kən və:t 1》 change or cause to change in form, character, or function.     ↘change (money, stocks, or units in which a quantity is expressed) into others of a different kind.     ↘adapt (a building) to make it suitable for a new purpose. 2》… …

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