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 Meanings and Examples of CONVERTIBLE
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convertible
 a.  capable of being converted; susceptible of change; transformable
Classic Sentence: (72 in 5 pages)
1  We shall be finely helped, if the churl Saxons should have realized your Grace's vision, of converting feudal drawbridges into gibbets; and yonder bold-spirited Cedric seemeth one to whom such an imagination might occur.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXIV
2  He knew he ought to find some way of using it, or converting it, so that he needn't sell it, or needn't have the chagrin of failing to sell it.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 15
3  Yet still our landowners keep taking to philanthropy, to converting themselves into philanthropic knights-errant, and spending millions upon senseless hospitals and institutions, and so ruining themselves and turning their families adrift.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol
Get Context   In PART 2: CHAPTER III
4  In the room three officers of Denisov's band were converting a door into a tabletop.
War and Peace(V5) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 14: CHAPTER VII
5  Bouddha went into its den and succeeded in converting the dragon.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 5: CHAPTER IV—M. MABEUF
6  At moments, in that dizzy depth, a gleam of light appeared, and undulated vaguely, water possessing the power of taking light, no one knows whence, and converting it into a snake.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 4: CHAPTER I—JAVERT
7  I am exceedingly gratified," said Bingley, "by your converting what my friend says into a compliment on the sweetness of my temper.
Pride and Prejudice By Jane Austen
Get Context   In Chapter 10
8  His activity in revivals was great, and he proved himself an instrument in the hands of the church in converting many souls.
The Narrative of the Life By Frederick Douglass
Get Context   In CHAPTER IX
9  Thirdly, by converting the college more to himself.
The Prince By Nicolo Machiavelli
Get Context   In CHAPTER VII — CONCERNING NEW PRINCIPALITIES WHICH ARE ACQ...
10  It will be perceived, that like all new converts to a religion, his conversion intoxicated him, he hurled himself headlong into adhesion and he went too far.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER VI—THE CONSEQUENCES OF HAVING MET A WARDEN
11  It fills the first-comer with the force of events; it converts everything into projectiles.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 10: CHAPTER I—THE SURFACE OF THE QUESTION
12  Mr. Dimmesdale had been summoned to make a prayer, she learnt that he had gone, the day before, to visit the Apostle Eliot, among his Indian converts.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne
Get Context   In XVI. A FOREST WALK
13  He never spoke without auditors, and rarely without making converts to his opinions.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 24
14  Few of these were armed otherwise than with such rustic weapons as necessity sometimes converts to military purposes.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXV
15  And you do not seem to realise, dear Doctor, that by persistently remaining single, a man converts himself into a permanent public temptation.
The Importance of Being Earnest By Oscar Wilde
Get Context   In SECOND ACT
Example Sentence: (19 in 2 pages)
1  They don't have access to a convertible currency.
2  The whole secret of the teacher's force lies in the conviction that men are convertible.
3  We plan to settle the remaining $10 million of short term convertible debt also in cash when it is exercised before August 2011.
4  The first move has been in converting to a project-based resource allocation system rather than funding an overall area of activity.
5  But this new addition converts from a shoulder bag or hand bag to a knapsack as your mood suits.
6  Riligion converts despair, which destroys, into resignation, which submits.
7  However, he suggests that this only be done if the convert is also willingly accepted into his position by the community.
8  The solar cell can convert the energy of sunlight into electric energy.
9  A poet is one who can convert ordinary words into a meaningful and effective piece of writing.
10  We've converted from coal to gas central heating.
11  Wye Lea is a collection of farm buildings that have been converted into an attractive complex.
12  The house, a former barn, has been attractively converted.
13  The hotel is going to be converted into a nursing home.
14  Sugar is converted into alcohol through the process of fermentation.
15  He was apparently quite converted from his anarchist views.