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Convert, vb. 1) to turn off; a) trans. “the eyes, 'fore duteous, now --ed are from his low tract,” Sonn. 7, 11. “was --ed both from his enterprise and from the world,” As V, 4, 167. -- b) intr. “when thou from youth --est,” Sonn. 11, 4. “if from thyself to store thou wouldst c.” 14, 12.
2) to change; a) trans: “may I be so --ed?” Ado II, 3, 23. III, 4, 91. Hml. III, 4, 128. Followed by “from:” Sonn. 49, 7. By “into:” Ado II, 3, 70. H4B V, 2, 60. By “to:” Hml. IV, 7, 21. V, 1, 234. Used in a religious or moral sense: “--ing Jews to Christians,” Merch. III, 5, 37. “seeks to c. you,” Tim. IV, 3, 140. H8 I, 3, 43. Denoting a change of property, == to appropriate: “myself and what is mine to you and yours is now --ed,” Merch. III, 2, 168.
b) intr.: “stones dissolved to water do c.” Lucr. 592. Lucr. 592 Ado I, 1, 123. R2 V, 1, 66. V, 3, 64. Rom. I, 5, 94. Tim. IV, 1, 7. Mcb. IV, 3, 229.
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